Paper-Based Testing (PBT)

Paper-Based Testing (CBT) – Candidate Instructions

NAFA testing in a paper-based format, (PBT), will be available for partners, events and candidates who do not have a CBT location within 60 miles. PBT will be available at NAFA’s Institute and Expo and four other fixed dates throughout the year. See below:

In order to take the CAFM/CAFS examinations, you must be enrolled in the CAFM/CAFS program! Click here for details on CAFM/CAFS enrollment. CAFM/CAFS Exam Applications received from individuals not enrolled in the program will be returned without question or notification.


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Examination Fees

 Current examination and retest fees for the CAFM/CAFS examination are as follows:
  •  Member/Affiliate: $100 sitting fee PLUS $20 per module
  • Non-Member: $150 sitting fee PLUS $25 per module.
(Canadians add appropriate GST, NAFA’s GST# is R123667032)

Cancellations and Changes:

Cancellations/changes must be made and confirmed by contacting Danielle Barrouk, dbarrouk@nafa.org. Leaving a message on a recorder or a voicemail is not sufficient to confirm cancellations/changes. All changes must be confirmed 48 hours prior to the scheduled testing time.
Candidates who fail to appear for a scheduled Test, present himself/herself more than fifteen (15) minutes after the scheduled start time for taking the Test and are refused admission to the Test, or who change or cancel a Test after the applicable Test Cancellation/Change Deadline shall forfeit 100% of the testing fee.
Please refer any questions to Danielle Barrouk at dbarrouk@nafa.org.