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AFPK® Certification Exam
AFPK Certification Exam : Composition
01. Exam composition
Module 1
Time Exam Subject No. of
9:00 am ~
11:00 am

2:00 pm ~ 4:00 pm
Introduction to Financial Planning 20
Professional Ethics for Financial Planners 10
Retirement Planning 30
Real Estate Planning 25
Estate Planning 25
No. of Module 1’s Questions 110
Module 2
Time Exam Subject No. of
(Sun) 11:40 am ~
1:20 pm

4:40 pm ~ 6:20 pm
Risk Management & Insurance Planning 30
Investment Planning 30
Tax Planning 30
No. of Module 2’s Questions 90
No. of AFPK Certification Exam’s Questions 200
  • The exam composition can be changed conditional to FPSB Korea’s examination subcommittee.
  1. Scoring standard:
    0.5 points per question/total of 100 points for a perfect score
02. Exam passing score and effective period
Total completion
1. Total completion standard
  • When scoring more than 70/100 on average in modules 1 and 2 of the entire exam, you will need to score more than 40/100 per subject.
2. Effective period of total completion
  • 3 years from the date of a successful AFPK certification examination result; you need to apply for AFPK certification within 3 years. (5 years in the case of exam passers prior to 2006)
Partial completion
1. Partial completion standard
  • When scoring more than 70/100 on average in one module; you will need to score more than 40/100 per subject in the corresponding module.
2. Effective period of partial completion
  • The partial completion is effective through 4 consecutive AFPK certification exams (1 year) from the partial completion date. For a partial completion per exam type, only the notice of success is sent, not the score.
03. Exam sites
Currently, the AFPK certification exam is administered in Seoul, Daejeon, Daegu, Busan, Gwangju, and Jeju.
You can find a guide to the exam site after logging in at FPSB Korea’s website during the exam application period.
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