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FAP: Fundamentals of Actuarial Practice

Welcome to the FAP homepage. Please review all of the information and links provided below. The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is making changes and enhancements to the Fundamentals of Actuarial Practice (FAP) e-Learning course. The new FAP course will be available by January 2020, and it provides candidates with more interactive learning and international content.

Changes to FAP in 2020 and Frequently Asked Questions

Transition Deadlines and Credit


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Course Information




  • FAP Modules 1-8
    *FAP Module 6-8 candidates will need to use the paper application to apply

Paper Applications

FAP inquiries may be directed to