CFA® 2021 Exam Calendar

02 / 11 / 2020
Category: Blog

As you know, the December 2020 exam has been cancelled in many locations around the world. Next year’s dates are presented below – four exam windows for Level I, two each for Levels II and III.
All exam windows are open for registration already – please note the registration and early registration deadlines carefully, as these will be strictly enforced.
Given the uncertainties surrounding any public gathering at the moment, we strongly advise you to check back regularly to confirm the status of your exam.

February 2021 Exam Level I

Registration Window: already open
Scheduling Window Opens: 16 June 2020
Early Registration Deadline: 13 August 2020
Registration Closes: 7 December 2020
Scheduling Deadline: 14 December 2020
Rescheduling Deadline: 25 January 2021
Exam Window: 23 February – 1 March 2021
Standard Registration Fee: $1000 from now until 7 December 2020

May 2021 Exam Level I, II & III

Registration Window: already open
Scheduling Window Opens: 20 August 2020
Early Registration Deadline: 3 November 2020
Pay by Invoice Deadline: 3 November 2020
Registration Closes: 23 February 2021
Scheduling Deadline: 10 March 2021
Rescheduling Deadline: 16 April 2021
Level I Exam Window: 18 – 24 May 2021
Level II Exam Window: 25-29 May 2021
Level III Exam Window: 25-27 May 2021
Early Registration Fee: $700 from now until 3 November 2020
Standard Registration Fee: $1000 from 4 November 2020 until 23 February 2021

August 2021 Exam Levels I & II

Registration Window: already open
Scheduling Window Opens: 3 November 2020
Early Registration Deadline: 2 February 2021
Pay by Invoice Deadline: 2 February 2021
Registration Closes: 4 May 2021
Scheduling Deadline: 23 May 2021
Rescheduling Deadline: 22 July 2021
Level I Exam Window: 24 – 30 August 2021
Level II Exam Window: 31 August – 4 September 2021
Early Registration Fee: $700 from 20 August 2020 until 2 February 2021
Standard Registration Fee: $1000 from 3 February 2021 until 4 May 2021

November 2021 Exam Levels I & III

Registration Window: already open
Scheduling Window Opens: 2 February 2021
Early Registration Deadline: 4 May 2021
Pay by Invoice Deadline: 4 May 2021
Registration Closes: 10 August 2021
Scheduling Deadline: 25 August 2021
Rescheduling Deadline: 14 October 2021
Level I Exam Window: 16 – 22 November 2021
Level III Exam Window: 23 – 25 November 2021
Early Registration Fee: $700 from 20 August 2020 until 4 May 2021
Standard Registration Fee: $1000 from 5 May 2021 until 10 August 2021

Please, note that all deadlines are 23:59 ET (Eastern US Time), which is 04:59 UTC next day.

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