QAFP™ and CFP® certifications demonstrate that a financial planner has the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to serve Canadians’ holistic financial planning needs. Explore this section to learn more about our certification programs.
FP Canada™ Certifications
Qualified Associate Financial Planner™ certification demonstrates a financial planner’s competence and commitment to the highest ethical standards of responsibility. QAFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to provide holistic financial planning strategies and solutions for average Canadians with typical financial planning needs. QAFP professionals play an important role in helping their clients begin the journey to living life with confidence.
Certified Financial Planner® certification is the most widely recognized financial planning designation in Canada and throughout the world and is considered the standard for the profession. CFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to examine their clients’ entire financial picture, at the highest level of complexity required of the profession, and help them build a financial plan so that they can Live Life Confidently™.
The Paths to Certification
The paths to certification are designed to ensure that FP Canada certificants can meet their clients’ needs and the evolving requirements of the financial services industry.Find your path to certification
- Path to QAFP Certification
- Relevant Professional Qualifications Path to QAFP Certification
- Direct Path to CFP Certification
- QAFP Certification Bridge Path to CFP Certification
- Alternate Paths to CFP Certification
Find a Financial Planner
We created the Find a Planner Tool to help you find a professional financial planner near you that meets your needs. You may also use this tool to verify the certification status of a financial planner. Get started on the road to financial confidence with the help of a professional financial planner.Visit the Find a Planner Tool