Student Counselling Services

The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

Welcome to the Advocis Student Services


Useful links
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Study aids
For LLQP and CFP
FAQ - Administration


Advocis' career and employment connection

Your decision to enter the fascinating world of financial services comes at a time of great change and great need in the marketplace. It is useful for you to understand the evolution of the industry as you chart your career path and ongoing professional development needs. Advocis can help you along the way. We’re here to guide you in connecting the dots between regulatory requirements, professional skills and the business acumen required to reach your ultimate goal providing exemplary professional service in financial planning that meets the ongoing needs of your clients and differentiates you in the marketplace.

If you have any questions about any of our programs or course offerings, please call our Director of Student Services, Nelly Fanous at 416-342-9882 or Ask a Question.

Here's what to expect as you begin your course of study:

How to register for a course
Select from our courses or seminars by selecting our Course Calendar and/or enrolment forms and register online or download an enrolment form to send by fax or mail to the administration department:

Mail: Advocis, 390 Queen Quay West, Suite 209, Toronto ON, M5V 3A2
Phone: 416-444-4449 or 1-877-773-6765
Fax: 416-444-8031

Online registrants will immediately receive an email confirming receipt registration including an order number to be kept for future reference.

Your student ID
After your registration has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation that includes your Advocis student identification number. You will need to provide this each time you initiate contact with the association.

IMPORTANT: You will need to present your Advocis student identification number, every time you write a paper-based exam. For online students you will need your student identification number to log on.

Course material
Course material will be mailed to you upon enrolment and you can expect to receive it within five to 10 business days, following the processing of your registration.

This applies to both online and paper-based study formats.

Course duration
All Advocis courses must be completed within four months following registration. This applies to both online and paper-based study formats.

Advocis Administration Policies AND Rewrites
For complete information, see our Administration policies

Exam schedules for paper-based format

Privacy Legislation
As a result of recent rulings and decisions of the Privacy Commission, a member or student must identify and advise Advocis under what circumstances his or her information can be distributed and shared with employers and third party suppliers, if it is to be shared at all. For more information, see the summary of Advocis’ Privacy Policy.

LLQP students
Provincial legislators have changed the requirements for identification of students who proceed to write the provincial exam. Click here for information on these new requirements.


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