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HFA Certification Online Exam - Autumn

25/10/2024 00:00 25/10/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris HFA Certification Online Exam - Autumn

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Registration will open three months prior to the exam date.

Learn more about HFA Certification programme

Registration information

In order to respect exam capacity, registrations will be managed on a first come, first served basis.

We encourage you to register online as early as possible to guarantee a seat.

Registration closes when the exam capacity is reached and at the latest 15 days before the examination with no exceptions.

Registration fees                 

Fee Types

Online Fees (including 20% VAT)

HFA Standard 


HFA Silver or Gold Member*


HFA Fellow*


Resit Member**


Please read the Terms and Condition


*To benefit from HFA Gold/Silver Member or Fellow fees you must be a validated Gold/Silver Member or Fellow before registering for the exam. For further information, please visit the membership page.

**Please note that the resit fee is strictly reserved and applied for candidates who have sat and failed the exam in the past.

Important - healthcare companies or third-party agencies

Please note that healthcare companies or third-party agencies cannot use a delegate’s “My ESC account” or create a delegate “My ESC account” for registering their delegates. This will result in the cancellation of the registration of your delegate. This is for individual registration only.

Candidates confirm that this is a purchase as an individual, and the billing address is correct. Candidates understand that after payment has been made, changes in the invoice details will not be possible.

Eligibility requirements

You must be a doctor with national board certification in cardiology (diploma) or a doctor in cardiology specialist training (fellows).

Payment and general conditions

All registration fees are quoted in Euros (€) and include national applicable VAT. Payment in any other currency will not be accepted. Credit card payment available only.

Registration fees are based on the date of receipt. The prices indicated are only applicable if both registration form/request and payment are received before the registration deadlines; otherwise, the higher registration fee will be applied.

Registrations will be acknowledged by email upon receipt of payment and a valid candidate email address (make sure your My ESC profile is updated and ensure that no third-party email address is linked to your registration). 

Cancellation policy conditions

If a participant wishes to cancel his/her registration for the certification exam, he/she should contact us.

Please take careful note that the cancellation policy on refunds is as follows:


Weeks before the exam

% Refund

Up to 4 weeks before the exam


Within 4 weeks before the exam


No show



Up to four weeks before the exam start date and upon receipt of written cancellation requesta refund of fees minus a 30% administrative charge will be processed.

If the cancellation request is made less than four weeks before the exam start date, no refund will be granted.

Should a candidate not attend the exam for whatever reason, no further claims for reimbursement or waiving of fees can be made. Similarly, no right to further claims or waiving of fees will arise should the ESC be obliged to alter the exam proceedings.

By registering for the exam, each candidate waives his/her rights to claim any compensation from the ESC.

The organizer cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of exam proceedings arising from political, social or economic events, or any other unforeseen incidents beyond their control.

Under no circumstances will the ESC be liable for indirect damages or costs.

Registration of a candidate entails acceptance of these conditions.