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Examination Information

Examination Entry Application Forms

In light of the recent events and official advice to avoid gatherings, the ICSA have decided to postpone the June 2020 examinations. The next sitting will be in November, a date will be given shortly.

Unfortunately, due to exceptional circumstances, we have decided not to run the CPCI exam in June 2020.

We will update this section of the website, should the circumstances change. Meanwhile, please feel free to contact us, if you need more information.

From June 2020, students will be allowed an extra 15 minutes’ reading time.

Application form for the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency exam (CPI/CPPI/CPCI) – June 2020

Guidance Note

Although it is not essential, the IPA does recommend that all students who wish to sit one of the suite of exams have a minimum of at least two years practical insolvency experience within the industry covering each of the various areas to be examined, and have also attended a structured training course with one of the training organisations.

Please note that the CPI, CPPI and CPCI exams are all a three hour handwritten examination.  The use of a laptop is not permitted.

Requests for special circumstances must be submitted two weeks prior to the exam application deadline and any decision made is at the sole discretion of the IPA and is final.


2020 Examination dates

November a date will be given shortly – CPI/CPPI

ICSA will issue venue details two weeks prior to the exam.

Please note you will need to be an IPA student member in order to sit these examinations. 


2020 Examination Fees

CPI £420
Appeal £190