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NOTE: CFPCM certification program has been revamped in July 2011. Information contained in this page is applicable only to the following types of individuals:

(1) Students who have completed or have been enrolled in the IFPHK Registered CFPCM Certification Education Program (6-modular education Program) on or before 30 June 2011
(2) Candidates who have completed or partially completed the CFPCM Certification Examination ( 4-paper mode ) on or before 30 June 2011.

For individuals other than the above-mentioned types, please click  here for information about the NEW REVAMPED CFPCMCertification and AFPTM Certification.

Challenge Status

Candidates with certain degrees and professional credentials are considered as fulfilling the education requirement for CFPCMcertification. The credentials listed below are the approved professional designations and are eligible for challenging the CFPCMcertification examination.

Approved Challenge Status List

Associate / Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA/FCCA)

Associate / Fellow of Association of International Accountants (AAIA/FAIA)

Certified General Accountant (CGA)

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) ( Australia , Canada & US)

Chartered Accountant (CA) ( Australia , Canada , England and Wales , Ireland , New Zealand , Scotland , South Africa , Zimbabwe)

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Fellow of Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII)

Associate / Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA/FCMA)

Members of Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CPFA)

Certified Public Accountant / Certified Practising Accountant (CPA/FCPA) ( Australia , Hong Kong , US )

Members of Hong Kong Bar Association

Members of Hong Kong Law Society

Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)

Doctoral Degrees in business or economics

As of Sept 2010