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CFA 2021 Application Form: Fees, How to fill, Dates?

Updated On - January 12 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CFA 2021 Application Form for June (Level I, II & III) 2021 exam has been released on the official website. The Standard Application Form Deadline with fee is 19 August 2021. Candidates can feel application form by online mode, who fulfil eligibility. CFA 2021 is Computer-Based Test(Online Exam). Chartered Financial Analyst Programme entrance is organized by the CFA Institute for the candidates interested to become CFA charter holder. The exam is organised at the Global level. The candidates can go through the full article to know more about the CFA Level 1registration & Level ( 1, 2 & 3) registration.

CFA 2021 Important Dates

The candidates can check the CFA application and exam date in the below-given tables for both the sessions (December 2021 & June 2021).

For CFA Level 1 December 2021
CFA Important Dates (Level I) December Session
Standard Registration Deadline19 August 2021
Final (late) Registration Submission09 September 2021
Level-I Exam 05 December 2021
For CFA Level 1 February 2021
CFA Important Dates (Level I) February Session
Registration Starts16 June 2021
Scheduling Windows Available16 June 2021
Early Registration Deadline13 August 2021
Registration Windows Closes03 November 2021
Scheduling Deadline22 November 2021
Rescheduling Deadline25 January 2021
CFA Exam 23 February 2021
For CFA Levels 1, 2 & 3 June 2021
CFA Important Dates (Levels I, II & III) June Session
Registration Open Date08 August 2021
Early Registration Deadline 02 October 2021
Standard Registration Submission12 February 2021
Final (late) Registration Submission11 March 2021
Religious alternate date requests are due16 March 2021
Exam Day- Asia Pacific (Levels II and III); Americas and EMEA (all levels)06 June 2021
Exam Day: Asia Pacific (Level I only)07 June 2021
Religious alternate exam date (Americas and EMEA, all levels)07 June 2021
Religious alternate exam date (Asia Pacific, all levels)08 June 2021

CFA 2021 Application Form

Application form for CFA 2021 has been released on the official website of CFA Institute. Candidates must go through the given below points related to CFA exam application form:

  • CFA application form is only available on the website of conducting authority.
  • Candidates are allowed to fill only one application form.
  • The application form is only accepted in online mode, no other mode will be accepted.
  • Candidates must provide their register email id and mobile number to get information by email or SMS.
  • Candidates cannot withdraw application form once it is submitted successfully.
  • Multiple forms submitted by candidates will be rejected.
  • The applicants must get the printout of the application form for future use.

CFA 2021 Application Fees

The CFA 2021 Application Fees can be checked in the below table:

For June 2021 ( Level 1, 2 & 3)
CFA 2021 (June Level I, II & III) Registration Fees
One-time Enrollment Fee$ 450
Early Registration Fee $ 700
Standard Registration Fee$ 1000
Late Registration Fee $ 1450
Mode of Payment- The interested candidates can make the Application Fee Payment via Online and Offline both modes.
Online mode:
  • By Credit/Debit card:  Diner’s Club, American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay, or Visa
Offline mode:
  • By ACH (Automated Clearing Houscheck), Wire transfer, Money order, or Postal order.
one-time program enrollment fee is required when a candidate will register for the first Level I CFA Program exam. 

How to Apply for CFA 2021 

The applicants have to visit the official website " " to fill the form. In the Programs section, there is a link given "Register". Click on that link which will take to the page of Application form Process. The candidates can follow the below steps to register themselves for the CFA 2021 June exam:
Step1 - Create an Account by filling the details like Name, Last name, Email Id, Password, etc.

Step2 - After the account is created the applicant will get the forms to fill in the details asked.
  • Firstly the applicant has to select the exam i.e. Levels for which they want to appear.
  • Select the Address as in Country/ Region wherein the applicants have to fill the details asked like
  • Then select the Test Center Location as per the preference.
  • The applicants have to fill in the details of " International Travel Passport" which has the columns like
  • After that fill in the details of Entrance Requirements.
  • Then fill the details of Employment Status.
  • Have to fill the Professional Conduct History.
  • A column of Candidate Agreement has to be accepted.
  • After filling all the details make the fee payment to complete the Application Form.

CFA 2021 Correction Window

Before filling the Application Form it's an advice to the candidates to carefully fill the details asked in as Chartered Financial Analyst Institute will not give any opportunity to make any changes if any wrong information has been entered while registration process. Hence, there is no Correction Window for CFA exams.

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Form Start Date:

20 Aug 2020

Form End Date:

23 Feb 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 23 Feb 2021
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