VEE: Validation by Educational Experience

Welcome to the Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) requirement home page!

There are three required VEE topics as of July 1, 2018:

  • Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Mathematical Statistics

Temporary change to VEE required grade

NOTE: Some candidates may be eligible to obtain VEE transition credit for the previously required topics of Corporate Finance and Applied Statistics. 

The VEE topics are not formal prerequisites for the preliminary exams and may be fulfilled independently of the exam process. However, you must pass two SOA, CAS or CIA actuarial exams before applying to have your VEE credit added to your record.

To receive VEE credit, please use the links below to complete your order(s).


Recognized by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

VEE Approved Courses/Experiences

Requesting VEE Course/Option Evaluation


Information on VEE Credit

Applying for VEE Credit

    • Online VEE Application (credit card payments)
      Note: DO NOT open multiple browser windows to place more than one VEE topic order at a time. This will cause errors and we will not receive your VEE order information.



  • Paper VEE Application (check payments)
    Note: Paper application provided for use by those unable to submit a credit card payment using the online application above.

VEE inquiries may be directed to
Please check the Candidate Credit FAQs before submitting any queries. Thank you.