Computer-based Online Proctored Exams (IFSE eTest)

IFSE offers computer-based testing to our students on the IFSE eTest platform. You can write your modular certification exams (on-demand 24/7) for any INSURANCE program course in the comfort of your own home or office while being monitored remotely. Before writing your exam, it’s important for you to make sure that you have the right environment and equipment to proceed with the exam. You can perform the systems check using the link below. If incident-free, your exam results are posted within 1 to 2 business days.

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Non-disclosure agreement and general terms of use

Certification Fees

The certification exam is subject to a fee, which is applicable for each attempt.

Situation Cost
Exam Registration – First Attempt $12.50
Exam Rewrite $12.50

Important Information

Please make sure you satisfy ALL these requirements before proceeding:
Click the “Systems Test” button below to make sure your device is compatible with the technical requirements. You will need a desktop or laptop computer (please do not use tablets or mobile phones), a working webcam, a microphone (or headphones with a microphone), Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers (Note: Google Chrome is recommended.  Safari is not supported).

The exam and proctoring are done online. A connectivity issue may lead to technical problems.
The check-in process and exams are available in English and French. The language will match the language of the course you are enrolled into.
No objects are allowed on your desk during the exam. Since you cannot use your own materials during the exam, you will have access to the following items within the testing platform: a calculator, online notepad, and access to the CISRO manuals.
Your environment will be monitored during the exam for any suspicious sounds or activity heard through your microphone, or persons visible through your camera other than you.  Any suspicious sounds heard through your microphone, or persons visible through your camera, other than you, could lead to your exam results being withheld until further investigation.
The check-in process includes:

· testing your computer system
· taking your head-shot photo,
· taking pictures of your valid, government-issued, photo ID
· examining your test environment.

Once check-in is complete and you are granted exam access, your timer for testing will begin. Please note that your exam session will be recorded.


You can typically expect to receive your exam results within 1 to 2 business days

Yes, the exam is available in French and English.

Please contact us at 1-888-865-2437 or and someone will help you.

  • A working webcam
  • Microphone (or headphones with a microphone)
  • A stable and fast Internet connection
  • Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers (Note: Google Chrome is recommended. Safari is not supported).


Students must also perform a demonstration test on their computer to prepare for their actual exam. The demo test helps students get familiar with the exam interface and checks their equipment and Internet connection.

You will receive information prior to your exam that will contain a technical support contact number.  In the event you are unable to proceed with your exam, you may contact IFSE at 1-888-865-2437 to help you to reschedule.

With a computer-based online proctored exam, you write the exam using your own computer in your own environment while being proctored (monitored) in a different location. The exam is delivered through the computer and you will answer each test question by inputting the information into your computer.

Technology is used to monitor your activity during the exam and to communicate with you if necessary. You are required to meet specific systems requirements to take the test using this format.

IFSE has partnered with YouTestMe to offer computer-based testing on IFSE’s platform.

Yes. Exams are available for booking on-demand 24/7.