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Exam entry fees

Unless you are an independent student, it is common but not compulsory for your employer to pay exam entry fees on behalf of their students. We advise you to clarify this with your organisation if you are unsure.

 

The exam entry fees for the ACA are outlined below.

ACA fee structure

Fees are reviewed and updated annually.

The fees to 31 December 2018 will be:

  • Annual student fee: £165 (+VAT where applicable)
  • Certificate Level exam fee: £70 for each exam
  • Professional Level exam fee: £90 for each exam (March and June exam sessions), £100 for each exam (September and December exam sessions)
  • Advanced Level exam fee: £170 for each Corporate Reporting and Strategic Management exam and £260 for Case Study exam

The costs for applying for credit for prior learning, where applicable, will be:

  • £70 for each Certificate Level exam
  • £90 for each Professional Level exam until 30 June 2018. From 01 July 2018, the cost will be £100 for each Professional Level exam

The costs of the learning materials for exams in 2019:

  • Certificate Level: £32.50 per exam (plus postage and packing).
  • Professional Level: £45.00 per exam (plus postage and packing).
  • Advanced Level: £87.50 per exam (plus postage and packing).

The costs of the learning materials for exams in 2020:

  • Certificate Level: £35.00 per exam (plus postage and packing).
  • Professional Level: £50:00 per exam (plus postage and packing).
  • Advanced Level: £90.00 per exam (plus postage and packing).