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Exam Dates and Application Forms

The next sitting of the CPI will be held on 22 November 2021

Please click here to access the examination entry form

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 two years practical insolvency experience covering the areas to be examined, and have also attended a structured training course with one of the training organisations.

Requests for special circumstances must be submitted when applying for the examination, we can accept requests up to two week after the exam application deadline has closed. 

The exam is a three hour paper.

2021 Examination dates

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


2021 Exam Fees

CPI £420
Appeal £190


If you have been unsuccessful in passing the above exams, and you would like to appeal the mark you have been given; you have one month from the date of receiving your examination mark to appeal. The appeal process can take up to three months.

All appeals must be made in writing and paid before your appeal will be considered.

If your mark is changed to a pass, then the appeal fee will be returned, should it remain the same, the IPA retains the fee. The Chief Examiners decision is final.

It is IPA policy not to return completed papers.