CFA Exam Locations List (and Can I Change My Test Center Later?)

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cfa exam locationsOne of the reasons why Chartered Financial Analyst becomes a popular qualification is the institute’s willingness to offer CFA exam locations around the world.

Aspiring CFAs can save travel and accommodation cost, and for many of them, the fact that they don’t need to deal with visa issues is one important reason why CFA Institute is getting tens of thousands of applicants each year.

CFA Exam Locations in June

There are over 180 cities with test centers in the June testing window:

CFA Exam Centers in the USA and Canada

US
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Boise, ID
  • Boston, MA
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbia, SC
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Hartford, CT
  • Helena, MT
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Houston, TX
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Jackson, MS
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Juneau, AK
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Madison, WI
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Montpelier, VT
  • Naples, FL
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Orleans, LA
  • NY Metro (Long Island)
  • NY Metro (New York City)
  • NY Metro (Northern NJ)
  • NY Metro (Westchester)
  • Omaha, NE
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Portland, ME
  • Portland, OR
  • Providence, RI
  • Richmond, VA
  • Rochester, NY
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Seattle, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Tampa, FL
  • Washington, DC
  • Wilmington, DE
Canada

  • Calgary, AB
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Fredericton, NB
  • Halifax, NS
  • Kelowna, BC
  • London, ON
  • Montreal, QC
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Quebec, QC
  • Regina, SK
  • St. John’s, NF
  • Toronto, ON
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Victoria, BC
  • Winnipeg, MB
Central America &  the Caribbean

  • Barbados, West Indies
  • Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Kingston, Jamaica
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Nassau, Bahamas
South America

  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Caracas, Venezuela
  • Lima, Peru
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil

CFA Exam Centres in Asia Pacific (APAC)

China & Hong Kong

  • Beijing
  • Chengdu
  • Guangzhou
  • Hong Kong
  • Nanjing
  • Shanghai
  • Shenzhen
  • Tianjin

Other East Asia

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Taipei, Taiwan
India

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Pune

Other South Asia

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Karachi, Pakistan
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Lahore, Pakistan
Southeast Asia

  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Brunei
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Singapore

Australia & New Zealand

  • Auckland
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney
  • Wellington

CFA Exam Centres in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

Europe

  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Athens, Greece
  • Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Bilbao, Spain
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Kiev, Ukraine
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • London, UK
  • Luxembourg
  • Madrid, Spain
 Europe (continued)

  • Malta
  • Milan, Italy
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Munich, Germany
  • Netherlands, Amsterdam
  • Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Paris, France
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Riga, Latvia
  • Skopje, Macedonia
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Yerevan, Armenia
  • Zagreb, Croatia
  • Zurich, Switzerland
Middle East

  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Manama, Bahrain
  • Muscat, Oman
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Safat, Kuwait
  • Tel Aviv, Israel

Africa

  • Accra, Ghana
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Casablanca, Morocco
  • Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Tunis, Tunisia
  • Windhoek, Namibia

CFA Exam Locations in December

There are typically over 60 testing centers available for the December testing window:

CFA Test Centers in the Americas

USCanadaSouth America
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Detroit, MI
  • Hartford, CT
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Washington, DC
  • Calgary, AB
  • Montreal, QC
  • Toronto, ON
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Lima, Peru
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil

CFA Test Centres in Asia Pacific (APAC)

China & Hong Kong

  • Beijing
  • Guangzhou
  • Hong Kong
  • Shanghai

Other East Asia

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Tokyo, Japan
India

  • Bangalore, India
  • Mumbai, India
  • New Delhi, India

Other South Asia

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Karachi, Pakistan
  • Lahore, Pakistan
Southeast Asia

  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Singapore

Australia & New Zealand

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Sydney, Australia

CFA Locations in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

Europe

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • London, UK
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Milan, Italy
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Paris, France
  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Zurich, Switzerland
Middle East

  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Cairo, Egypt
Africa

  • Accra, Ghana
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa

Reader’s Question: Can I change my CFA exam location?

Yes. You can change your CFA exam test center by logging in on the CFA Institute website and selecting the “My CFA” tab. This has to be done before the deadline — mid April for the June exam, and mid October for the December exam.

How do I Know the Exact Location?

We try to keep this list up to date, but it is best if you can double check with link to CFA Institute website (link below). Also, Since exam sites may be different from year to year, you can only find out the exact address when you receive your admission ticket.

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