Quick Answer: How Long Does It Take To Pass CFP?

If you are 10 weeks away from the CFP review class starting and you need about 100-125 hours to finish the pre-study materials, then you need to average 10-12 hours per week leading up to the review.

That means you’ll need to study for about 2.5 – 3 months (100hrs/10hrs per week) before attending the review class.

How long does it take to become a CFP?

In total, it takes about three and a half to four months from the completion of the exam to receive official certification from CFP Board. I hope this explanation is a useful guide for those that are curious how long the total process takes.

Is CFP exam difficult?

Most students that have taken the certified financial planner (CFP) board exam agree that the case studies are the most difficult and important portion of the test. The exam consists of 170 multiple-choice questions, with some based on case-studies or scenarios.

How long does it take to get CFP exam results?

approximately four weeks

What is a passing score for CFP?

In 2018, the overall pass rate was 60 percent, and the pass rate for first-time exam takers was approximately 64 percent. Candidates are eligible to sit for the CFP® exam after completing the Education requirement. Candidates may register for the exam before completing their educational program.