The CFEI exam is a written evaluation consisting of 100 randomly selected questions from a pool maintained by the National Certification Board. The primary reference source for exam questions is NFPA 921.
The exam uses a multiple choice/true-false format. The examination session is closed book and limited to two hours. No outside assistance or reference materials are allowed.
Applicants must attain a 75% or better in order to receive the CFEI designation.
The CFEI Exam is available through the following venues.
Exam results are recorded as pass/fail. We will notify you by mail of your results within four weeks. You may be able see your results sooner by logging into your membership on NAFI.org. Sorry, but we cannot share test results over the phone.