18 to 24 months
How long does it take to get CFP certified?
Hold or earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college within five years of passing the CFP® exam. You can sit for the exam beforehand, but you need to make sure you complete your degree in that 5-year window. Demonstrate financial planning experience.
What is CFP course?
The Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation is a professional certification mark for financial planners conferred by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) in the United States, and by 25 other organizations affiliated with Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), the international owner
Is CFP 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.
Does CFP expire?
CFP BOARD ADOPTS NEW CODE OF ETHICS AND STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
All requirements must be completed by the expiration date in order to avoid certification expiration and a late fee of $75. All fees are non-refundable. CFP® certification expires on the last day of the month indicated by the certification period.