Important dates for the May 2022 financial adviser exam

1 April 2022

  • The May 2022 Financial Adviser Exam will take place between Thursday 12 May 2022 to Monday 16 May 2022
  • Enrolments open on Monday, 4 April and close on Tuesday, 26 April. No enrolments after 26 April will be accepted. See note below if you are a new or foreign financial adviser.
  • To enrol, navigate to the exam booking portal on ASIC’s Financial Advice website.

Enrolments for the May 2022 sitting of the financial adviser exam open Monday 4 April and  close Tuesday 26 April. The dates of the May sitting are as follows:

Exam Sitting 17

Exam Date

May, 2022

Thursday 12/5


Friday 13/5


Saturday 14/5


Monday 16/5

Candidates can choose to sit the exam at an exam centre or remotely.

Exam centres operate to a staggered schedule and not all exam centres will operate on every day of the exam sitting.

New financial advisers and foreign advisers

The final date for new financial advisers and foreign advisers to apply for an exam eligibility number is Tuesday, 12 April 2022.

If you are a new financial adviser, or a foreign adviser, ASIC will need to assess your eligibility to sit the exam before you can book for the exam.

If ASIC determines that you are eligible to sit the exam, you will be issued with an exam eligibility number which you must use to book for the exam.

For information on how to obtain an exam eligibility number, see Eligibility to sit the exam.

When applying for an exam eligibility number, please note that ASIC can only accept a certified copy of the final academic transcript, that is, certified as per ASIC’s certification requirements or a certified copy of a letter from the educational institution confirming that the candidate has met all the requirements for award of the degree/qualification.

Applications for an exam eligibility number received after 12 April 2022 will not be processed in time for you to book for the May exam.

Who to contact with further queries about the exam

You can contact ACER at about any queries about booking and sitting the exam.

You can contact us if you have any other queries about the exam.

For more information about the exam or wider financial advice topics, head to ASIC’s Financial Advice webpages.

Last updated: 01/04/2022 12:00