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CFP® Practice Exam

The ideal tool to assist in your CFP® exam preparation

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A full-length, 170-question practice exam is available from CFP Board to help you prepare for the CFP® exam. Comprised of current CFP® exam questions, the practice exam is accessible through your online account, with feedback and answer keys available immediately. Be sure to take advantage of this unique study tool to help you prepare for the CFP® certification examination.

The CFP Board Practice Exam (a $249 value) is COMPLIMENTARY at the time of your CFP® exam registration.  
Get prepared for CFP® certification, the most highly-regarded designation in financial planning.

 

Log in to your CFP Board account or create an account to register for the CFP® Practice Exam.

Please Note: Your practice exam includes access for 130 days.You may stop and return to your practice exam as often as you like during this time. However, once you have requested your exam to be scored, your access will be limited to a read-only mode.  In this read-only mode, you will be able to continue to review the questions, answer keys and rationales, but you will no longer be able to change answers or have the exam re-scored. The practice exam works best with Internet Explorer

CFP Board Practice Exam FAQ


The CFP® Practice Exam features:

  • 170 unique, authentic CFP® exam questions. The questions represent the full range of topic areas of the current CFP® exam.
  • Online access, available for your convenience in your online account, whether studying night or day, on the road, at the office, or at home. (The practice exam works best with Internet Explorer.)
  • Instant feedback upon completion.  You will know the number of questions you answered correctly, and exactly which questions you missed, along with the correct answers and a full explanation of the correct response.You will receive your total score, and you will see exactly which questions you missed, along with the correct answers and a full explanation of the correct response.
  • Timed clock for realistic practice. The clock for the practice exam is set for 3 hours, 6 hours total, which is the same amount of time that allotted for the 170 questions on the real exam. (Don’t worry, you can continue with the practice exam after time runs out.)
  • Highlighting and marking questions. To aid your study, you can highlight passages, strike out answer choices, and turn correct answers and rationales on/off.
  • Access period of 130 days. During this time period, you can access and return to the practice exam as often as you like. Once you have completed the practice exam and requested your score, your access will be limited to read-only mode. This will allow you to continue to review questions, answer keys, and rationales, but you will no longer be able to change answers or have the practice exam re-scored.

Get prepared for CFP® certification, the most highly regard designation in personal financial planning. Log in to your CFP Board account or create an account to purchase the CFP® Practice Exam.

Disclaimer: This practice exam contains copyrighted material. CFP Board makes the material available to candidates in an effort to provide candidates with an opportunity to gain exposure to types of sample exam questions they may encounter on the CFP® exam. The practice exam also gives candidates the opportunity to gain exposure to taking an exam in a computer-based format. Use of the practice exam is optional. CFP Board is not making a claim to indicate that the material on the practice exam is the best or only means for preparing adequately for the CFP® certification examination. ;

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Upcoming:

CFP® Certification Examination
March 10-17, 2020

Most Recent Exam:

CFP® Certification Examination
November 5-12, 2019

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