Become a CFP® Professional


Create Your Online CFP Board Account

Whether you’re just beginning to consider a career in personal financial planning or are completing the final classes of a CFP Board-Registered Program, indicate your interest in CFP® certification by creating a secure online account with CFP Board.

Benefits of An Online Account

Creating an account allows us to provide you the most current information and updates for any CFP® certification requirements changes. Establishing an account with CFP Board also enables you to apply for the CFP® Certification Examination once you’ve completed the education coursework requirement for CFP® certification.

Still have questions? Review the account management FAQs.

It takes only a few minutes to set up an account with CFP Board. Sign up today!

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Track Your Path to CFP® Certification

CFP Board has made available a new online CFP® Certification Tracker tool to help candidates track their progress on the path to CFP® certification.

As you submit documentation and complete requirements, the tracker shows your progress and helps you navigate next steps.

Create your CFP Board online account to take your first step towards CFP® certification, and start tracking your progress.

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The new Center's focus includes workforce development, diversity, and the profession's body of knowledge.

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Reach New Clients

CFP Board’s “Find a CFP® Professional” online search tool can help you connect with Americans seeking professional financial planning services.

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More than 1,000 CE Sponsors have registered with CFP Board to provide continuing education.

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