Here you'll find answers to some of the frequently asked questions we receive from candidates and industry professionals.
How much does the FDP Profile cost?
What are the benefits of earning the FDP Charter?
I have completed my exam, when will I receive my exam results?
I have passed my FDP Exam, now what?
How do I obtain my FDP designation?
When can I start using the FDP designation?
Registration & Fees
When is the next FDP exam
Can I transfer my exam date to the next window?
Will there be a sample exam?
How many hours of study should I expect?
How long can I take to complete the online classes?
Are R or Python easy to learn for beginners?
I am experienced in (R) (Python), do I still have to complete the prerequisite courses?
Do I have to have R or Python experience to complete the online classes?
How do I submit my Certificates of Completion for the online classes ?
Schedule Your Exam Seat
Where are the FDP exam locations and do you offer Remote Proctor Testing (RPT)?
Whom should I contact, and when, if I have a disability or require special accommodations?
How can I get the CAIA member discount?
How do I obtain a CAIA membership?
What is the proper way to use the FDP mark?
In lieu of paying by credit card, you can also pay your examination fee by wire or by check. Be advised your exam registration will be incomplete until the wire / check is received and clears the banking system.
Domestic Wire Information:
Wire to: TD Bank, N.A. Wilmington, Delaware
International Wire Information:
Mail your check / cheque to: