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Non members

Welcome to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Here you will find information about sitting our exams as a non-member; becoming a student member and sitting further exams.

You can register and book IFoA CS1 and CM1 examinations as a non-member.

If you would like to take an exam of the IFoA as a non-member you can take either the CS1 or CM1 exam.

Before you can book your first IFoA exam as a non-member, you will need to register. Find out how to register and then book your first IFoA exam

You can find out more about IFoA examinations, including information on preparing for, booking and sitting IFoA examinations on our IFoA exams web page

To book an IFoA examination please visit our Book your Exam web page.

You can apply to become a student member all year round, however in time for exam sitting there are admission application deadlines.

Please be aware that the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) membership subscription year runs from 1 October to 30 September each year, regardless of your joining date.

Please note: If you have passed one of these examinations as a non-member, you will not be able to take any further IFoA examinations until you become a Student member.

Non-member exams Q&As

Read our exam questions and answers (Q&As) for information on:

  • examination dates
  • registering and booking for the examination
  • examination cost and payment
  • examination permits
  • examination study and preparation
  • examination changes and updates

Contact Details

Member Services Team

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, 1st Floor, Park Central, 40/41 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD

+44 1865 268207

We aim to respond to all enquiries within two working days.

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