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Important dates for the CPA Program are outlined below.  

AEST and AEDT refers to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT). All closing dates are at midnight AEST or AEDT on the day specified.

 

Update Regarding Semester 1 2021

Due to the impact of COVID-19 this year and the subsequent shift in CPA Program dates, exam scheduling for Semester 1 2021 will now open on Tuesday 12 January, allowing you ample time to review your exam options and select the format that is right for you. We look forward to supporting you through the scheduling process in the new year.

 

Semester 1 2021

Description

Date

Enrolment opens

My Online Learning access and study guides (PDF) are made available for all subjects (excluding Singapore Taxation)
Monday 16 November 2020
Closing date for changes
  • Cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund
  • Last day to change to an alternative subject
  • Last day to update your postal address for delivery of the study guide
  • Last day for special material requests (Reasonable Adjustments)
Wednesday 6 January
Guided Learning is made available in My Online Learning Monday 11 January
Exam scheduling opens Tuesday 12 January
Early bird enrolment closing date Wednesday 13 January
Final enrolment closing date

Reasonable adjustments – special exam arrangements closing date
Friday 22 January
Semester starts

All additional resources are made available in My Online Learning, including Ask-the-Expert Forum in Guided Learning.
Monday 25 January
Exam scheduling close date

Last date to schedule or reschedule an exam prior to auto scheduling, and last date to switch exam options.
Monday 1 February
Increase in deferral fee

Note: If enrolment in a deferred subject is subsequently cancelled, fees will not be reimbursed.
Tuesday 16 March
Closing date for:
  • Late deferrals (for a fee)
  • Cancellation without a refund
Tuesday 6 April
Exam period Wednesday 7 April – Sunday 25 April
Exam date for Singapore Taxation Friday 9 April
My Online Learning access is disabled Wednesday 28 April
Special consideration application closing date Friday 7 May
Exam results released via CPA Australia website Friday 4 June

 

 

Semester 2 2021

Description

Date

Enrolment and exam scheduling opens

My Online Learning access and study guides (PDF) are made available for all subjects (excluding Singapore Taxation).
Monday 7 June
Closing date for changes
  • Cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund 
  • Last day to change to an alternative subject 
  • Last day to update your postal address for delivery of the study guide 
  • Last day for special material requests (Reasonable Adjustments)
Friday 2 July
Early bird enrolment closing date Friday 9 July
Final enrolment closing date

Reasonable Adjustments – special exam arrangement closing date
Friday 16 July
Semester starts

All additional resources are made available in My Online Learning, including Ask the Expert Forum in Guided Learning.
Monday 19 July
Exam scheduling closes

Last date to schedule or reschedule an exam prior to auto-scheduling, and last date to switch exam options.
Monday 26 July
Increase in deferral fee

Note: If enrolment in a deferred subject is subsequently cancelled, fees will not be reimbursed.
Wednesday 1 September
Closing date for:
  • Late deferrals (for a fee)
  • Cancellation without a refund
Wednesday 22 September
Exam period Thursday 23 September – Sunday 10 October
Exam date for Singapore Taxation TBC
My Online Learning access is disabled Wednesday 13 October
Special consideration application closing date Friday 22 October
Exam results released via CPA Australia website Friday 19 November