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The day of your exam

Overview of what students should expect on the day of their ICAEW CFAB exams

Familiarise yourself with everything you will need to complete on the day of your exam, including the administrative processes, notices to candidates and how to apply for special consideration if you feel that your exam performance has been adversely affected.

Exam guidance

Please ensure you read our exam guidance before sitting your exam. It will provide you with everything you need to know including the administrative processes you will need to complete on the day such as ID requirements and our calculator policy, the exam rules you will be subject to and all your frequently asked questions, answered.

Special consideration

Should you experience an issue during your exam, you must report this to Pearson VUE via the greeter or invigilator on the day of your exam. If you are unable to contact them, you should contact Pearson VUE to report the issue and ensure it has been logged. If you feel the issue you experienced has impacted your exam performance, you can apply for special consideration. For your application to be considered, you must email it to specialconsideration@icaew.com with any supporting evidence within seven days of your exam. For example, if your exam is on Monday you will have until 23:59 the following Monday to submit your special consideration application.