COVID-19 information: Some testing centers are closed. Review a list of closed test centers here. Contact your testing center via the phone number listed in your registration for questions about their operating hours and policies. As the FISD team is working remotely, plaques are not being shipped at this time. You’ll receive an email with tracking details when your plaque ships.

The FISD FIA and FISD DLS are available to take at home. FISD members who register for the at-home FISD FIA by June 30 receive free eTraining. Click for details.

What's on the Exams?

FISD worked with senior and experienced practitioners to develop the Level 1 and Level 2 exams ensuring that candidates would be tested on the most critical industry knowledge.

Looking for a broad foundation in the market data industry? 

The Financial Information Associate (FISD FIA, an FISD Level 1 exam) covers four major topics: markets, data, technology, issues & trends.


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Ready to take a narrower focus?

Increase your expertise in one part of the industry! Tackle an FISD Level 2 exam for a deep dive into a single topic. The first exam in this new series covers data licensing.


DOWNLOAD FREE FISD DATA LICENSING MODULE SYLLABUS  

Train for the Exam

Though training is not mandatory, you or your colleagues might require some additional education to master all of the syllabus material. FISD has invited a number of trusted training organizations to create study materials and courses tailored to the suite of FISD Professional Certification exams.

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Take the Exam

FISD Professional Certification exams are available at 900+ Kryterion testing centers around the world. 

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Who's Been Certified?

Over 1,400 people have passed the FISD FIA exam. Revel in your accomplishment or verify someone else’s credential in the directory.

FIA DIRECTORY