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The FSA Credential (from the Value Reporting Foundation)

The FSA Credential (from the Value Reporting Foundation)

Get certified from your home or office

Take your FSA exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video on the FSA online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

Welcome to the FSA exam registration site. This site will allow you to register for or reschedule an FSA exam and view your results.

The FSA Credential is designed for professionals who benefit from understanding the link between financially material sustainability information and a company’s ability to drive enterprise value creation.

For additional information about the credential, visit the FSA website or download the candidate handbook.


Registration Fees and Refund Policy

To register, sign in or create an account with the button to the right. Candidates are entitled to one sitting of per registration and payment.

FSA Level I Registration Fees *
SASB Alliance Members: $400 USD
Non-members: $450 USD
FSA Level II Registration Fees *
SASB Alliance Members: $500 USD
Non-members: $650 USD

Refunds are available for the 14 days after payment date. Refunds are handled by calling Pearson VUE, no questions asked. You can find Pearson VUE contact information below. After 14 days, you can reschedule your exam but you will not be eligible for a refund. 

*Prices are listed in USD and reflect the pre-tax registration fee. Candidates may be subject to taxes depending on local laws and regulation.


Scheduling

Testing for the FSA is offered in three 2-month blocks throughout the year: Jan-Feb, May-Jun, and Sep-Oct. Candidates can schedule an online or in-person exam on any day during these testing blocks. See the FSA website for more information about when registration opens for each testing block. Both the FSA Level I and FSA Level II exams are two-hour exams.

If you need to reschedule your appointment, be sure to do so it as soon as possible before your exam. If you need to reschedule within 48 hours of your exam, you will be charged a $60 USD late reseating fee.


Exam Preparation

The FSA Credential is a self-study program. Upon scheduling your exam, you will receive an e-mail with a download link for the study guide, which will contain all the study materials needed for your exam.


Special Accommodations

It is your responsibility to request any special testing accommodations. To request special testing accommodations, contact fsa@thevrf.org at least 30 days prior to your desired exam date. If your accommodation(s) are approved, you will be directed to contact our accomodations scheduling team to schedule your exam appointment.


Exam Retake Policy

A candidate is only allowed to sit for each level three times, meaning a candidate can take the Level I exam nor more than three times and the Level II exam no more than three times. After completing the exam one time, any additional registrations require paying the registration fee again.

Contact

Please contact the Pearson VUE customer service for all questions related to:

  • Test taker account creation
  • Exam registration and scheduling
  • Purchase confirmation
  • Re-scheduling, cancelling or refunding a test session
  • Exam logistics
  • Technical support

Otherwise, contact VRF at fsa@thevrf.org or 424-261-9930 for questioned related to:

  • Exam curriculum
  • Group registrations
     
Last updated 2021-08-09