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The CFE is a milestone on the path to the CPA designation and the culmination of the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

*2019 CFE Enrolment is now closed

Important Dates

Milestone Date
CFE Enrolment Opens Wednesday, May 1, 2019
CFE Enrolment Closes Friday, May 31, 2019
Accommodation Requests Deadline Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Withdrawal Request Deadline* Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Transfer Exam Centre Location Deadline Friday, July 19, 2019
CFE Day 1 Wednesday, September 11, 2019
CFE Day 2 Thursday, September 12, 2019
CFE Day 3 Friday, September 13, 2019
CFE Results Released January, 2020 - For more information please read CPA Canada Special Message
Convocation (for this round of successful CFE writers) Date not yet set; announcement will follow once confirmed


  • If a student attends Day 1, then withdraws and does not attend Days 2 and 3, this is an attempt.
  • If a student withdraws in advance of Day 1 and does not attend the CFE, this is not an attempt.

2019 COMMON FINAL EXAMINATION (CFE) Writing Centre Arrangements - September 11th, 12th and 13th, 2019


Writing Centre Address

International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1E8


The Enercare Centre, 100 Princes Blvd, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3


Tribute Communities Centre, 99 Athol St. E.,
Oshawa, ON, L1H 1J8


Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King St. W., Hamilton, ON, L8P 4V3

KINGSTON Travelodge Hotel LaSalle Kingston, 2360 Princess St., Kingston, ON, K7M 3G4

London Convention Centre, 300 York St., London, ON, N6B 1P8

OTTAWA Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Dr., Ottawa, ON, K1V 2L9
THUNDER BAY Victoria Inn Thunder Bay, 555 W. Arthur Street, Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 5R5
SAULT STE. MARIE Delta Hotels Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront, 208 St. Mary River Dr., Sault Ste. Marie, ON,  P6A 5V4

Steelworkers Union Hall & Conference Centre, 66 Brady St., Sudbury, ON, P3E 1C8


Fogolar Furlan, 1800 North Service Rd., Windsor, ON, N8W 1Y3

TIMMINS MNP LLP, 2185 Riverside Drive, Timmins, ON, P4R 0A1

Binegmans, 425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7


BDO Canada LLP, 300-301 First Avenue South, Kenora, ON, P9N 4E9


Exam information


day date start time end time
Day 1 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9 a.m. 1 p.m.
Day 2 Thursday, September 12, 2019 9 a.m. 2 p.m.
Day 3 Friday, September 13, 2019 9 a.m. 1 p.m.

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Examination Rules

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