Registering for the CAPP or CAPA exam is a simple process! 

Simply apply for the CAPP or CAPA exam by submitting the Qualification Application and Code of Ethics Form with required proof of education (if applicable) and experience to or via our secure fax at (407) 378-2949.

Or, candidates who wish to pay their application and registration fees by check or money order will be required to download, print, complete, and mail a copy of the Qualification Application and Code of Ethics Form with required proof of education (if applicable) and experience to:

The Institute of Financial Operations
Attn: Certification
3319 Maguire Boulevard
Suite 125
Orlando, FL 32803

Once all required paperwork has been submitted and the candidate's application has been approved, The Institute will confirm successful pre-registration. Approximately one week prior to the opening of the examination window, registrants are emailed instructions for reserving an exam date, time, and location.

Candidates who do not meet the required qualifications will receive a notification of denial.

For more detailed information on the registration process, contact the Certification department by phone at (407) 351-3322 or by email at

    Upcoming Exam Dates

    Exam Window Registration Status Test Dates Registration Deadline
    Spring 2020 Open March 2 - April 3, 2020 February 14, 2020
    Fall 2020 Open Sept. 7 - Oct. 2, 2020 August 14, 2020

    The CAPP and CAPA exams are administered twice a year.  Applications are accepted for the two upcoming exam windows. Candidates will receive instructions for selecting a date and time of their choice after registration is complete.