2017 SOA Exam Dates

The SOA has released their exam dates for 2017. Click here to view Fall 2017 CAS Exam Dates.

Please Note: There are significant changes in the syllabi for Exams FM and MFE, effective with the June 2017 administration of Exam FM (Financial Mathematics) and the July 2017 starting in Summer 2017.

Visit the SOA’s Curriculum Changes page to learn about changes to the ASA and CERA requirements that will take effect in 2018, including timing and transition rules.

Source: SOA Computer Based Testing (CBT) Schedule & SOA Fall 2017 Exam Schedule

Exam P, Probability

2017 Jan. Mar. May July Sep. Nov.
Registration Deadline Dec 6, 2016 Feb 7 April 4 June 6 Aug 8 Oct 3
Paper & Pencil Dates
(selected sites)
Jan 6 None May 11 None Sep 15 None
CBT Dates Jan 6-17 Mar 17-28 May 11-22 Jul 13-24 Sep 15-26 Nov 4-15
CBT in Quebec City None Mar 17 None None None None

Exam FM, Financial Mathematics

2017 Feb Apr Jun Aug Oct Dec
Registration Deadline Jan 10 March 7 May 2 June 27 Sept 6 Oct 31
Paper & Pencil Dates
(selected sites)
Feb 14 None June 8 None Oct 12 None
CBT Dates Feb 14-25 Apr 6-17 June 8-19 Aug 3-14 Oct 12-23 Dec 5-16
CBT in Quebec City None None None None Oct 12 None

 Exam MFE, Models for Financial Economics

2017 March July Nov.
Registration Deadline Feb 7 May 31 Oct 10
Paper & Pencil Dates
(selected sites)
Mar 10 July 6 Nov 16
CBT Dates Mar 10-16 Jul 6-12 Nov 16 – 22
CBT in Quebec City Mar 17 None None

 Exam C, Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models

2017 Feb Jun Oct
Registration Deadline Jan 3 May 9 Aug 22
Paper & Pencil
selected sites)
Feb 7 June 20 Oct 5
CBT Dates Feb 7 – 13 June 20 – 26 Oct 5 – 11
CBT in Quebec City None None Oct 12

Exam MLC, Models for Life Contingencies: Friday, October 27

FSA Core Exams: Wednesday, November 1
Including: CFEFD (Foundations of CFE Exam), QFICORE: (QFI Core Exam), ILALP (ILA Life Pricing Exam), RETFRC (Retirement Funding & Regulation Exam – Canada), GHCORU (Group & Health Core Exam – US), GHCORC (Group & Health Core Exam – Canada), (GIIRR: Introduction to Ratemaking & Reserving Exam)

FSA Advanced Exams: Thursday, November 2
Including: CFESDM: Strategic Decision Making Exam  QFIADV: QFI Advanced Exam  ILALFVU: Life Finance & Valuation Exam – US  ILALFVC: Life Finance & Valuation Exam – Canada  RETDAU: Retirement Design & Accounting Exam – US  RETDAC: Retirement Design & Accounting Exam – Canada  GHADV: Group & Health Advanced Exam  GIFREU: Financial and Regulatory Environment Exam – US

ERM (Enterprise Risk Management): Tuesday, October 31

FSA Specialty Exams: Tuesday, October 31
Including: RETRPIRM (Retirement Plan Investment and Risk Management Exam), QFIIRM (QFI Investment Risk Management Exam), ILALRM (Life Risk Management Exam), GHSPC (Group & Health Specialty Exam),GIADV (Advanced Topics in General Insurance Exam)

EA-1 Exam: Tues. May 2

EA-2, Segment L Exam: Tuesday, November 7

Exam GIINT, Introduction to General Insurance

2017 Feb May Aug Nov
Registration Deadline Jan 3 April 4 July 6 Oct 3
Paper & Pencil dates
selected sites)
Feb 7 May 9 Aug 8 Nov 7
CBT Dates Feb 7-9 May 9-11 Aug 8-10 Nov 7 – 9