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ABV Exam Registration

  • $220.00-$275.00
    ABV Exam Module 1: Foundation of Valuation Theory - First-Time Registrant Product #: 12-XAM1
    AICPA Member: $220.00
    Non-Member: $275.00
  • $220.00-$275.00
    ABV Exam Module 2: Implementation of Valuation Methods - First-Time Registrant Product #: 12-XAM2
    AICPA Member: $220.00
    Non-Member: $275.00
  • $60.00
    ABV Exam Module 1: Foundation of Valuation Theory - Retake Product #: 12-RETAKE1
    AICPA Member: $60.00
    Non-Member: $60.00
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  • $60.00
    ABV Exam Module 2: Implementation of Valuation Methods - Retake Product #: 12-RETAKE2
    AICPA Member: $60.00
    Non-Member: $60.00
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ABV Exam Registration

The ABV Exam is offered year-round as a 2-part exam. You must pass both modules of the ABV Exam within 12 months to obtain the ABV credential. You may take the exam in-person at a test center or online via remote proctoring. Please reference the Content Specification Outline (CSO) before preparing for the ABV Exam.

ABV Exam Content

Exam Module Until July 31, 2018 Beginning August 1, 2018
Part 1 - "Foundation of Valuation Theory" CSO Sections I and III:
  • Defining the Engagement
  • Sources of Economic and Industry Data
  • Macro-Economic and Environmental Analysis
  • Industry Analysis
  • Subject Entity Analysis
  • Related Topics
CSO Section I:
  • Professional Standards
  • Financial Reporting
  • Defining the Engagement
  • Sources of Economic and Industry Data
  • Macro-Economic and Environmental Analysis
  • Industry Analysis
  • Subject Entity Analysis
Part 2 - "Implementation of Valuation Methods" CSO Section II:
  • Valuation Approaches
  • Discounts, Premiums and Other Adjustments
  • Conclusion of Value
CSO Section II:
  • Valuation Approaches
  • Intellectual Property and Other Intangible Assets
  • Discounts, Premiums and Other Adjustments
  • Conclusion of Value

To learn more about the ABV credential requirements or the ABV Exam content, format, calculators, and study material, visit the ABV credential webpage. Payment of the exam fees serves as confirmation that you have read the registration and scheduling terms and conditions.

Within two weeks of successfully registering for the ABV Exam, you will receive a Notice to Schedule email that includes vital information on how to schedule your exam session at a Kryterion testing center or online via remote proctoring. Email is the only means by which scheduling information is transmitted so please ensure that the AICPA has your most recent email address on record. Visit My Account to verify.

If you have any inquiries, please direct them to abv@aicpa.org or call 888-777-7077.

Please use the product codes below and register according to the correct exam candidate category:

ABV Exam (Pricing per module)

Your Status Choose Product#
Below to Register
Exam Fee
First-time exam registrant 12-XAM1 or 12-XAM2 $176 – FVS Section members*
$220 – AICPA members
$275 – non-members
Exam retake 12-RETAKE1 or 12-RETAKE2 $60

If you are a member of the AICPA but not a member of the FVS Section, and you would like access to the benefits of membership, join the FVS Section today. If you are not a member of the AICPA, join the AICPA today. Please note that discounts based upon membership level will be applied during checkout. New members may need to allow a few days for processing before they can enjoy the membership discount. If you have a promotion code, you will be asked to enter the code prior to payment.

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