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Common Final Examination (CFE) Enrolment

The CFE is a milestone on the path to the CPA designation and the culmination of the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

Important Dates

Milestone Date
CFE Enrolment Opens Tuesday, May 1, 2018
CFE Enrolment Closes Thursday, May 31, 2018
Special Accommodation Requests Deadline Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Withdrawal Request Deadline* Tuesday,  August 14, 2018
Transfer Exam Centre Location Deadline Saturday, August 4, 2018
CFE Day 1 Wednesday, September 12, 2018
CFE Day 2 Thursday, September 13, 2018
CFE Day 3 Friday, September 14, 2018
CFE Results Released Friday, November 30, 2018
Convocation (for this round of successful CFE writers) Date not yet set; announcement will follow once confirmed

Withdrawal Policy

  • If a student attends Day 1, then withdraws and does not attend Days 2 and 3, this is an attempt.
  • If a student withdraws in advance of Day 1 and does not attend the CFE, this is not an attempt.

2018 COMMON FINAL EXAMINATION (CFE) Writing Centre Arrangements - September 12th, 13th and 14th, 2018

Centre Writing Centre Address
TORONTO WEST   International Centre
6900 Airport Rd,
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8
TORONTO SOUTH The Enercare Centre
100 Princes Blvd,
Toronto, ON
M6K 3C3
OSHAWA Tribute Communities Centre
99 Athol St. E.,
Oshawa, ON
L1H 1J8
HAMILTON Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
116 King St. W.
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4V3
KINGSTON Travelodge Hotel Kingston LaSalle Hotel
2360 Princess St.
Kingston, ON
K7M 3G4
LONDON Four Points Sheraton London Hotel
1150 Wellington Rd. South,
London, ON
N6E 1M3
OTTAWA Infinity Convention Centre
2901 Gibford Dr.,
Ottawa, ON
K1V 2L9
THUNDER BAY Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel
17 North Cumberland St.,
Thunder Bay, ON
P7A 4K8
SAULT STE. MARIE Delta Hotels Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront
208 St. Mary River Dr.,
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5V4
SUDBURY Steelworkers Union Hall & Conference Centre
66 Brady St.
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1C8
WINDSOR Lakeshore St. Andrews
235 Amy Croft Dr.,
Windsor, ON
N9K 1C7
TIMMINS Boardroom
2185 Riverside Dr.
Timmins, ON
P4R 0A1
425 Bingemans Centre Drive
Kitchener, ON
N2B 3X7


Exam information


day date start time end time
Day 1 Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9 a.m. 1 p.m.
Day 2 Thursday, September 13, 2018 9 a.m. 2 p.m.
Day 3 Friday, September 14, 2018 9 a.m. 1 p.m.

Examination Fees:

All 3 days $1,500 + HST
Day 1 only $650 + HST
Days 2 and 3 only $1,150 + HST

Payment methods include MasterCard, VISA, Interac Debit and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Examination Rules

Students are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the rules and policies of the examination

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