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Spring 2008 Basic Education Catalog

Spring 2008 Basic Education Catalog

General Information


Examination Locations

Regular examination centers are set up in many locations, with consideration given to the number of candidates in the vicinity and the availability of appropriate facilities and supervisory personnel. Special examination centers may be arranged at the discretion of the SOA office. The additional fee for these special centers is $60 (U.S.); requests should be received by the April 1 registration deadline for the Spring examinations.

Examination centers are listed on the SOA Web site. A candidate's examination center name and number will be indicated on the acknowledgement letter/ticket of admission. Note: For details on the examination administration of Exam P/1, FM/2, please refer to

Please check the SOA Web site periodically for updated center information. Center locations are subject to change prior to the exam date

Requesting a Change of Exam Center

A registered candidate who requests a change of examination center must pay a $60 (U.S.) change-of-center fee. Candidates must contact the Examination Department for approval to change an examination center. Special re-scheduling policies apply to ExamP/1 Candidates. Please refer to for specific change of center guidelines