V. ATTAINING THE FIAOMC: POLICIES:
All testing must be completed within two years from the date of the initial written exam. If it is later than that date, the candidate must reapply and pay the new fee.
- allowed one retest at no charge
- if the candidate fails a second time, must submit a new application and pay the full fee again.
Oral Panel Exam(OPE):
- All testing must be completed within 2 years from the date of the initial written exam.
- If it is later than that date, the candidate must reapply and pay the new fee.
Each section is responsible for determining the FIAO testing fee.
|Section||In-section Fee||Out-of-section Fee||Fee to IAO|
15% of the application fee must go to the IAO.
The fee is paid directly to the section by whatever means they set up.
Test taken “out-of-section”
If a candidate chooses to take the test (oral and written) out-of-section, the entire fee goes to the other section.
The out-of-section chair is responsible for accepting and reviewing the application. In-section applications are given priority.
Retaking any portion of the exam:
There is no fee to retake the written or oral exam ONCE. If the candidates fail for a second time, they must reapply and pay full fees.