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Life Finance and Valuation Exam

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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.

Learn more about changes coming to this track.

Canadian version of this exam is recognized by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries

Recommended order for FSA track requirements

Timing of Syllabus Publication


Syllabus and Study Materials

Rules and Regulations


Important Dates and Fees

  • Life Finance and Valuation Exam
    (U.S. and Canada)
    Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Time: 8:30 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    (Includes read–through time)
  • Registration Deadline: Monday, September 23, 2019
    (Registration closes at midnight U.S. Central Time.)
  • Fees

Exam Day Information