Regulations for CPA PEP modules examinations and the CFE

If you are a candidate enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) and/or writing the Common Final Examination (CFE), be sure to learn about the regulations for writing examinations.

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Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) uses examinations to measure whether candidates can appropriately demonstrate the depth and breadth of their competency development in accordance with The CPA Canada Competency Map. These examinations take place in CPA examination writing centres in various locations across Canada, the Caribbean and Asia.

CPA examination rules

If you are enrolled in the CPA PEP and/or writing the CFE, be sure to watch the video and review the CPA Exam Regulations document to familiarize yourself with the procedures and rules for exam writing.


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