Transfers & Withdrawals
In-class students wishing to withdraw from the examination must have their withdrawal notice delivered to the Institute prior to the entry deadline for the appropriate examination. They will receive a refund of their fee less an administration charge of $50 plus GST or HST.
No refunds will be made after the exam entry deadline. Late-entry fees are non-refundable.
Distance learning students may withdraw from courses by returning all material, including texts, sent to them. Provided the texts are in a re-saleable condition, students will receive a refund of their entire fee less an administration charge of $50 plus GST or HST per student. Students wishing to retain texts will have an additional amount deducted equivalent to the cost of the text. Late-entry and extra-late-entry fees and overseas student surcharges are non-refundable.
A refund or withdrawal will not be allowed if received by the Institute after January 31 for the April examination session, after April 30 for the July examination session or September 30 for the December examination session.
Distance learning students may transfer into the next distance learning session at any point prior to the transfer deadline indicated in each session, at no charge.
Rewrite fees will be refunded, less an administration fee of $50 plus GST or HST, if the withdrawal notice is delivered to the Institute prior to the entry deadline for the appropriate examination.
Computer-based Examination (CBE) Booking Rescheduling
You now have the option to reschedule your computer-based examination booking within the three-week exam session and can change your exam location, date and/or time prior to the below deadlines, if space permits.
To change your exam centre location, date and/or time prior to the below deadlines, please login to the Institute’s webpage; click on My Education then My Courses and then Exam Details under your Course Record. After the rescheduling deadline, rescheduling requests can only be made by contacting Member Services. Any request received after the following deadlines will be subject to a fee of $50.00 plus tax.
Examination Schedule Rescheduling Deadline
December 2016 November 21, 2016
April 2017 March 20, 2017
July 2017 June 20, 2017
Please note all examination centres have limited seating. Students who do not have an examination centre close to their residence and require to have arrangements made for an examination centre within approximately 100 kilometers of their residence are required to register at least 8 weeks in advance of the start of the exam session. The Institute will strive to arrange a CBE centre within approximately 100 kilometers of student’s residence, however after the 8 weeks deadline student will have to select an established exam centre or will be assigned to the closest established exam centre based on availability.