CFP Board outlines the policies and requirements related to retaking the CFP® Certification Exam on their official website.
- Candidates may attempt the exam a maximum of three times within a 24-month period. If a candidate attempts the exam on three successive administrations, a one year sit-out period is required before registering for another attempt.
- If you need to retake the CFP® Certification Exam, you may attempt the exam a lifetime maximum of five times.
- If you attempted the exam four or more times prior to January 1, 2012, you are permitted two additional attempts.
Please refer to the CFP Board website for further details.