Common Final Examination (CFE)

The CPA Common Final Examination is a three-day exam requiring candidates to demonstrate the depth and breadth of their competency in accordance with the CPA Competency Map.

Candidates are required to:

  • participate in a three-day examination
  • demonstrate the depth and breadth of their abilities according to the CPA Competency Map
  • draw on learning from the Capstone 1 case to complete the examination
     

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TECHNICAL UPDATE FOR 2022 EXAMINATIONS

CPA Atlantic School of Business would like to provide clarification on the reference material cut-off date and testable material used for the PEP and CFE examinations to be delivered in 2022. You are expected to use the reference material electronically provided.

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COMMON FINAL EXAMINATION (CFE) FEES

  • Common Final Examination, 3-day exam $1,560 +HST
  • Common Final Exam Deferral Fee $210 + HST

  • Day 1 only $675 +HST
  • Day 2 and day 3 only $1,195 +HST
  • All 3 days $1,560 +HST

  • Day 1 appeal only $225 +HST
  • Day 2 and day 3 appeal only $450 +HST
  • All three days appeal $675 +HST

  • Day 1, PAR only $350 +HST
  • Days 2 and 3, PAR only $700 +HST
  • Days 1, 2, and 3, PAR only $1,050 +HST
  • Appeal and PAR (day 1 only) $575 +HST
  • Appeal and PAR (day 2 and day 3 only) $1,150 +HST
  • Appeal and PAR (all 3 days) $1,725 +HST

CFE CALENDAR

Fall

  • Examination results release date: Friday, November 25

Spring

  • Examination dates: Tuesday, May 30 to Thursday, June 1
  • Examination results release date: Friday, August 18

Fall

  • Examination dates: Tuesday, September 12 to Thursday, September 14
  • Examination results release date: Friday, December 1

Spring

  • Examination dates: Tuesday, May 28 to Thursday, May 30
  • Examination results release date: Friday, August 16

Fall

  • Examination dates: Tuesday, September 10 to Thursday, September 12
  • Examination results release date: Friday, December 6
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