Capital Market Qualification Examinations

​​​Introduction

The Capital Market Authority (“CMA") is keen on providing professional qualified cadres to work in the securities industry in the Saudi capital market. Thus, in cooperation with the Financial Academy, the CMA has developed a series of qualification examinations, which are required for the persons to perform the functions stated in Chapter 4 of the Capital Market Institutions Regulations and to ensure their efficiency and professionalism in performing their registrable functions within the Authorized Capital Market Institutions. The current qualification examinations are as follows:​

1-      The General Securities Qualification Examination (CME-1)

Part One: Securities Rules and Regulations

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Part Two: Securities Operations

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2-      The Compliance & AML/CTF module (CME-2)

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3-      The Broker-Dealer Qualification Certificate (CME-3)

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4-      The Corporate Finance Technical Foundations

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5-      The International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management

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The current examinations shall be valid until February 1, 2023.The CMA has approved new series of examinations to substitute the current qualification examinations. The new examinations shall be held as of the first of February, 2023.

 

The new examinations shall be obligatory as of the first of February, 2023, while all persons who passed the CMA's current qualification examinations shall be qualified for registration with the CMA as per the requirement of every registrable function without the need for registering in the new examinations.

For registration in the new examination, please visit the Financial Academy website on the following link:

 

Authority's qualification exams