CDCS® Exam Fees

The table below outlines the Schedule of Fees for October 2018

Exam Fee Cost (in US dollars)
Registration Fee* $800
Exam Resit Fee** $475
Deferred Exam (from previous cycle) $125
International Booking Fee*** $70
  *plus tax, where applicable.
**Applies only to those candidates who did not pass either the October 2017 or April 2018 exam.
***Candidates who are taking the exam outside of the United States are required to pay an International Booking Fee in addition to their examination (registration or re-sit) fee.

CDCS® Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: - Exam Applications that are cancelled in writing within 60 days of the exam windows' first possible date, receive a full refund less a $100 administrative fee. Cancellations in writing 30 days from the exam window's first possible date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations less than 30 days from the exam window's first possible date, in addition to no-shows, will receive no refund. Unless you have contacted BAFT prior to the examination date to discuss extenuating circumstances, you will forfeit your registration fee for the exam cycle. In the event you wish to take the exam during another test cycle, you will be responsible for paying the full registration fee.

CDCS® Exam Payment

By following the steps outlined below, you will be one step to earning your certification.

  1. Log in to your BAFT user account or create one here.
  2. After logging in, go to the October 2018 CDCS® Registration Product.
  3. Candidates who are registering for a resit should purchase a resit product instead.
  4. After your purchase is completed, your name will be submitted to The London Institute of Banking & Finance to gain electronic access to the online study guide

Please be aware that access to the electronic study guide may take several days to process. Access will be routed through The London Institute of Banking & Finance website.