CFP Exam Postponed until September

Posted on May 4th, 2020 at 5:20 PM
CFP Exam Postponed until September

From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:

Due to COVID-19, the CFP Certification Exam, which had been set to take place in July, has been postponed until September.  The exam is now scheduled for September 22-29.  Individuals who were scheduled to take the July exam will receive an email by May 31 with instructions on how to reschedule their testing appointment. 

As detailed in an FAQ on the CFP Board website, there will be no additional cost to re-schedule from the cancelled July exam to the September exam. The CFP Board said that the prep materials for the September exam will remain unchanged from the prep materials for the July exam, and that there will be no new topics on the September exam that were not going to be on the July exam. 

Registration for the September exam is now open with a deadline to register of September 8.  On the CFP’s website, the organization sounded open to postponing the September exam if they did not feel the test could be conducted safely.  The CFP Board said future exams will only move forward “if we believe they can be conducted without compromising the health of our exam candidates and their loved ones.”

The attorneys of Eccleston Law LLC represent investors and advisors nationwide in securities and employment matters. The securities lawyers at Eccleston Law also practice a variety of other areas of practice for financial investors and advisors including Securities FraudCompliance ProtectionBreach of Fiduciary DutyFINRA Matters, and much more. Our attorneys draw on a combined experience of nearly 65 years in delivering the highest quality legal services. If you are in need of legal services, contact us to schedule a one-on-one consultation today. 

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