Membership Qualification Examination

See the registration form below.

The MQE is written after completion of CBV Institute’s Program of Studies.

The MQE tests a candidate’s competency in content covered by the mandatory courses (i.e. Levels I, II, III and IV).  All content from these courses is testable on the MQE.


Anticipated is that the MQE we will be using Examity Online Proctoring Services. Online examination, securely administered with remote proctoring, will ensure a consistent and reliable exam experience is available to everyone, regardless of location. The requirements to write online exams can be found here.

Examination Fee

The examination fee for the 2022 MQE is $1,370.

As all MQE candidates will be writing their exams online.

Date of 2022 MQE

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 (4 hours duration)

Registration Open

March 9, 2022

Registration Deadline

Registrations to write the 2022 MQE will not be accepted after June 30, 2022, with the exception of those Students writing their last exam in the 2022 Summer Term. Summer students enrolled in their last course will be contacted directly via email with further information.


CBV Institute’s Program of Studies must be completed before registering to write the MQE.


Available once a Student applies to write the MQE.

  • Automatic online access to prior MQEs and suggested solutions
  • Online access to current course notes for the four mandatory courses
  • Access is only for Student use for study purposes.


  1. Value Terms and Principles
  2. Valuation Methods
  3. The Valuation or Litigation Support Assignment
  4. Professional Conduct
  5. Specific Issues Encountered in Valuation or Litigation Support Assignments
  6. The Law Relevant to Valuation and Litigation Support
  7. Taxation Issues Relevant to Valuation and Litigation Support
  8. Professional Competence Skills

View MQE competence framework for more details.


  • No refund will be made for cancellations after Friday, September 2, 2022.
  • MQE registrations cancelled before Friday, September 2, 2022, are eligible for a refund of the registration fee, less the retention of a cancellation fee of $175. 
  • MQE registrations cancelled after Friday, September 2, 2022, are not eligible for a refund, nor will fees be carried over to a subsequent year.


Please review our policy

Accommodations for Registered Students and MQE Candidates With Disability

Applications for such accommodations must be received by the Director of Education by May 31, 2022.

For further information, please contact:
Director of Education and Accreditation


  • CBV Institute’s Board of Examiners oversees the development of the MQE. 
  • MQE questions are developed by CBVs to meet assessment requirements outlined in the Membership Qualification Examination Competence Framework.
  • MQE question papers are available in French and English. Candidates may respond using either language.
  • Examination Centers are administered by York University, and their designates.
  • To maintain anonymity during the marking process, the only identification candidates may use is their assigned candidate number. Candidate numbers will be issued by the Institute in advance of the MQE.
  • Examinations are marked by CBVs.
  • A minimum mark of 60% is required to pass the MQE.
  • CBV Institute’s Board of Examiners approves the MQE results.
  • By late November or early December, candidates are notified when marks will be available.  
  • A candidate’s MQE marks will be posted in the “Marks” section of the Student profile on


MQE Examination Rules


Candidates who are not successful on the MQE may request an appeal of their examination results within 30 days of receiving their mark.

Please see Membership Qualification Examination Appeal Process 


CBV Institute’s Academic Honesty Policy
CBV Institute’s Examination Rules Policy
York University’s Academic Honesty Policy


Important changes have been made to the Administration of the MQE policy. Click here to read the updated policy.

For further information, please contact:

Isabel Natale

You do not currently meet the requirements for MQE. See above for requirements.

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