The CEBS Program will accept work completed in a select number of other approved professional programs for exam credit. An application, proper documentation and filing fee are required. The application form lists the designations that qualify for the exam credit as well as the procedures that must be followed to obtain this credit.

Additional information about exam credits can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions  section of our website.

  • A maximum of TWO EXAM CREDITS can be earned with a one exam credit maximum toward any of the specialty designations: GBA, RPA and CMS. 
  • If you elect to receive exam transfer credit for RPA 1 and RPA 2 (and you have completed RPA 3), you will be awarded the RPA designation upon completion of the CEBS designation.
  • If you elect to receive exam transfer credit for CMS 1 and CMS 3 (and you have completed CMS 2), you will be awarded the CMS designation upon completion of the CEBS designation.
  • Only CEBS registrants and CEBS graduates may apply for exam credit.
  • The CEBS program recognizes these professional designations and courses for exam credit in the CEBS curriculum:
    • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
    • Institut quebecois de planitication financiere diplome   Planificateur financier (IQPF)
    • Canadian Securities Course (CSC) or CCVM Cours sur les valeurs mobilieres
    • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)
    • Fellow, Society of Actuaries (FSA)