Exam Times & Schedule

Final examinations are held in April, July, and December each year over a two-week exam window.

Exam Schedule

Semester Registration Deadline Independent Study Students Registration Deadline Full-time and Rewrite Students Examination Administration Period
Fall September 30 October 15 December 1 - 15, 2023
Winter January 31 February 15 April 2 - 15, 2024
Spring April 30 June 1 July 2 - 15, 2024
Fall September 30 October 15 December 2 - 13, 2024

Students will have the option to write their exams either in Virtual Proctoring or In-Person format at one of the Insurance Institute examination centres.

Exam Centers and Capacity

In-Person exams can be written at your local Institute office or a select few additional third-party centres. Exam centres are selected at the time of exam booking. If you wish to write an In-Person exam, book early as capacity at these centres will be limited.

For more information on what to expect at the examination centre, please refer to the Examination Rules page or our frequently asked questions.

Schedule Exam Date and Time

Immediately after you register for your exam, you will receive an email asking you to book your exam. The deadline to book your exam is up to 24 hours before the last day of the exam session, subject to availability.

Once you receive your booking e-mail, click here to schedule your exam and follow the instructions below:
1. Select the exam you want to book.
2. Select your preferred exam format:
For In-person Proctored select Location tab,
For Virtually Proctored select Online Proctoring tab

3. Select a location, date and time that works for you.
Once you’ve booked your exam, you will receive an “Exam Booking Confirmation” email. Make sure to save this email. This information is also accessible in your exam portal.


You can reschedule your exam booking to another location/date/time up to 24-hours prior to your scheduled exam at no cost, if space permits. Log in to the exam portal, then click on ‘Exam Details’ then ‘Reschedule my Booking’.

You can change your exam format from In-person to Virtually proctored (Online proctoring) or vice versa 24 hours prior to your scheduled exam at no cost by logging in to the exam portal. Click on “Exam Details” than “Change my Exam Format”.

Seating availability will be limited for in-person exams. If your preferred date and time is not available, you may need to change your exam format to register for a virtually proctored exam. A $100 rescheduling fee will apply to reschedule your exam within the in-person exam format less than 24 hours prior to your appointment. Note that your original booking is immediately withdrawn when you chose to reschedule your exam.

Examination Absence

If you fail to show up for your exam, you will be marked as absent and will be required to retake the course (tuition and exam). Note that the course and exam fees are non-refundable. Examinations can only be deferred for medical, work related or bereavement reasons with supporting documentation provided. Please review our Examination Absence policy.