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.
Please note that non-member registrations are only for those who have never held an IFoA account. Resigned and lapsed members cannot register as a non-member to sit an exam and will need to reinstate their membership.
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.
How much will it cost me to become a student member?
You can find a list full list of our membership fees on our Membership fees and subscriptions table.
You will also need to pay a non-refundable application fee of £50.
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.
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