Level 2, which includes essays, takes more time. Level 2 results are generally released within 6 weeks of the last examination day.
When the CAIA exam results are released, you will receive an email instructing you to log in to caia.org to receive notification of your results. Candidates are encouraged to keep their contact information up to date to ensure the timely receipt of exam results.
On the website where the pass/fail status is shown, there will be a link for membership application. After submitting the names of 2 references, you will receive an email with approval and you can start using the CAIA designation.