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The CFA Institute allows an individual an unlimited amount of attempts at each examination.

Although you can attempt the examination as many times as needed, bear in mind that this will be expensive. Fees paid in order to write the exams are non-refundable. You can view the CFA Institute's current examination fee schedule here.



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