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2017 important exam deadlines


The following information is applicable to candidates wishing to sit CII examinations during 2016. For candidates enrolling for coursework assessed units please refer to the relevant handbooks  http://www.cii.co.uk/qualifications/qualification-information/coursework/  or for mixed assessment follow:  http://www.cii.co.uk/qualifications/diploma-in-insurance-qualification / and select appropriate M unit from the right hand list.

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Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Insurance

. . Apr 2016 exams

Oct 2016 exams

Recommended last date for continuous assessment enrolment UK & International 08 Jan 16 01 Jul 16
Last date for continuous assessment assignments to be with tutors UK & International 18 Mar 16 09 Sep 16
Closing date for your exam entry and payment to reach the CII at normal fee (changes to exam entries, etc. not accepted after these dates) UK & International 02 Mar 16 24 Aug 16
At late entry fee UK & International 24 Mar 16 16 Sep 16
Exam entry confirmation * Dispatched within seven working days from receipt of application
Receive your exam admission permit * Dispatched ten days before exams begin or six weeks for non-UK applicants
Exam sittings UK & International 11-13 Apr 16 04-06 OCt 16
Exam results released online** atwww.cii.co.uk/results and posted to candidates.
Results are sent by 1st class post on the date shown.
Please allow five days for delivery to a UK address and 14 days for a non-UK address.

UK exam centres (Diploma/Advanced Diploma units except 590)

10 Jun 16 02 Dec 16
UK exam centres - unit 590 17 Jun 16 09 Dec 16
International exam centres (Diploma/Advanced Diploma units) 17 Jun 16 09 Dec 16
International exam centres (Certificate units) 20 May 16 11 Nov 16
Entry for the next exam You do not have to wait for your results before entering for an exam in the next session

* Please contact Customer Service if you do not receive these, either by emailing admissionpermitenquiries@cii.co.uk or calling 020 8989 8464. When you receive youradmission permit you MUST check whether any change has been made in the date or times of the exam for which you have entered and that the exam shown on your permit is the one that you intend to sit. If there is any discrepancy you should contact Customer Service immediately. You MUST read this document and all associated information before sitting your exam.

Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning - R06

. Jan 2016 exams Apr 2016 exams Jul 2016 exams Oct 2016 exams
Exam entry
Closing date for your exam entry and payment to reach the CII at normal fee

18 Dec 16

02 Mar 16

03 Jun 16

24 Aug 16
At late entry fee
04 Jan 16

24 Mar 16

17 Jun 16

16 Sep 16
Exam entry confirmation* Dispatched within seven working days from receipt of application
Exam sittings
18 Jan 16

11-13 Apr 16

04 Jul 16

04-06 Oct 16
Exam results
released online** at www.cii.co.uk/resultsand posted to candidates
Results are sent by 1st class past on the date shown. Please allow five days for delivery to a UK address and 14 days for a non-UK address
UK centres
26 Feb 16

20 May 16

12 Aug 16

11 Nov 16
Non-UK centres N/A 20 May 16 N/A 11 Nov 16
Entry for the next exam You do not have to wait for your results before entering for an exam in the next session

* Please contact Customer Service if you do not receive these, either by emailing admissionpermitenquiries@cii.co.uk or calling 020 8989 8464. When you receive youradmission permit you MUST check whether any change has been made in the date or times of the units for which you have entered and that the units shown on your permit are those that you intend to sit. If there is any discrepancy you should contact Customer Service immediately. You MUST read this document and all associated information before sitting your exam.

** To access your results online you will need to be logged in to the CII website using your CII Permanent Identity Number (PIN) and password.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning

. Jan 2016 exams Apr 2016 exams Jul 2016 exams Oct 2016 exams
Exam entry
Closing date for your exam entry and payment to reach the CII at normal fee
Unit R06 only
18 Dec 16

All units
02 Mar 16

Unit R06 only
03 Jun 16
All units
24 Aug 16
At late entry fee Unit R06 only
04 Jan 16
All units
24 Mar 16
Unit R06 only
17 Jun 16
All units
16 Sep 16
Exam entry confirmation* Dispatched within seven working days from receipt of application
Exam sittings Unit R06 only
18 Jan 16
All units
11-13 Apr 16
Unit R06 only
04 Jul 16
All units
04-06 Oct 16
Exam results 
released online** at www.cii.co.uk/resultsand posted to candidates
Results are sent by 1st class past on the date shown. Please allow five days for delivery to a UK address and 14 days for a non-UK address
UK centres Unit R06 only:
26 Feb 16
Unit R06 only
20 May 16
All units excl. R06
10 Jun 16
Unit R06 only:
12 Aug 16

Unit R06 only
11 Nov 16
All units excl. R06
02 Dec 16

Non-UK centres N/A R06 only
20 May 16
All units excl. R06
17 Jun 16
N/A Unit R06 only
11 Nov 16
All units excl. R06
09 Dec 16
Entry for the next exam You do not have to wait for your results before entering for an exam in the next session

* Please contact Customer Service if you do not receive these, either by emailing admissionpermitenquiries@cii.co.uk or calling 020 8989 8464. When you receive youradmission permit you MUST check whether any change has been made in the date or times of the units for which you have entered and that the units shown on your permit are those that you intend to sit. If there is any discrepancy you should contact Customer Service immediately. You MUST read this document and all associated information before sitting your exam.

** To access your results online you will need to be logged in to the CII website using your CII Permanent Identity Number (PIN) and password. 

International Award

. Apr 2016 exams Oct 2016 exams
Exam entry
Closing date for your exam entry and payment to reach the CII at normal fee

All units
02 Mar 16

All units
24 Aug 16
At late entry fee All units
24 Mar 16
All units
16 Sep 16
Exam entry confirmation*

Once entered for the exam:

  • an exam entry confirmation will be sent seven working days from receipt of application
  • an exam admission permit will be sent six weeks before the date of the exam.
Exam sittings 11 Apr 16 04 Oct 16
Exam results
released online** at www.cii.co.uk/results and posted to candidates. Please allow 14 days to a non-UK address 
20 May 16 11 Nov 16
Entry for the next exam You do not have to wait for your results before entering for an exam in the next session

* Please contact Customer Service if you do not receive these, either by emailing admissionpermitenquiries@cii.co.uk or calling 020 8989 8464. When you receive your admission permit you MUST check whether any change has been made in the date or times of the units for which you have entered and that the units shown on your permit are those that you intend to sit. If there is any discrepancy you should contact Customer Service immediately. You MUST read this document and all associated information before sitting your exam.

** To access your results online you will need to be logged in to the CII website using your CII Permanent Identity Number (PIN) and password. 
 

Multiple choice online examinations

Applications for examination entry can be accepted up to four working days before the day of the examination you wish to sit or typically up to three months in advance.

Changes to examination entry or cancellation of examination entry can be accepted if received, at least 21 days before the date of the exam for which you have entered.

  • Cancellations received at least 21 days before - 50% refund
  • Changes to entry received at least 21 days before - £44.00 administration fee required

For absence from an exam due to mitigating circumstances - written application, with appropriate evidence, may be made for either a 50% refund of the original entry fee or for your entry to be transferred. Application is to be received within two months of the date of the original exam.

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