Membership & Education

Obtaining UAP Credits

The CIA will grant credits to candidates for the specified Society of Actuaries (SOA)/Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) exams towards Associate (ACIA) or Fellow (FCIA) membership with the CIA. Candidates will, upon completion of the required courses at the grade established by the CIA, and upon obtaining official university course transcripts, apply to the CIA by the deadlines as determined by the CIA from time to time with the following:

  • The application form;
  • PDF versions of original grade transcripts for completed courses; and
  • The application fee ($100 Canadian dollars for each credit requested, current as of February 1, 2020).
In addition to the specific university’s internal policies on conduct, including academic misconduct, candidates pursuing credits for writing professional examinations shall also be subject to the Code of Conduct and Ethics for Candidates in the CIA Education System and the associated Policy on Conduct and Ethics for Candidates in the CIA Education System.

The UAP enables the CIA to grant credits for up to four preliminary professional examinations. Working closely and rigorously with 11 accredited universities across the country, the CIA upholds the highest standards in education.