Can I retake the exams if I don’t pass the first time? Absolutely. If you do not successfully meet the minimum score, you can retake the exam as many times as you want. Most final exams require a 70%. (CA Reg Review requires 90%. Related articles How do I get my CPE certificate? How do I take an exam and complete the course? Are your courses accepted by my state board? Do you offer any webinars? Can I print out the final exam?