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Welcome to the Life Finance and Valuation Exam home page! Please review all of the information and links provided below.
Life Finance and Valuation is a five-hour written-answer exam that is offered in the spring and fall of each year. Both a U.S. and Canadian version of the exam are administered, each of which has its own reading list. It is a requirement of the Individual Life and Annuities Track.
Recommended order for FSA track requirements
Timing of Syllabus Publication
Individual Life and Annuities Track Guide
Date: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:45 p.m.
(Includes read–through time)
Registration Deadline: Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
(Registration closes at midnight U.S. Central Time.)