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Prices and dates

Access important fee information for your Pathways submission, determine when our next submission window is and mark the date when we release relevant exam results.

This year's submission windows and results dates

Dates may be liable to change depending on volume of submissions received.

Submission window opens Submission window closes
4pm (GMT)
Exam results date
5pm (GMT)
Membership available from
8 May 2023 17 May 2023 1 September 2023 Once ICAEW membership (and any other fees*) paid
4 September 2023 13 September 2023 18 December 2023 Once ICAEW membership (and any other fees*) paid

*Other fees include admission fee (and practising certificate fee where relevant)


The Pathways to Membership route includes an exam admission fee which is payable with each Pathways exam submission you make. You need to pay this admin fee online as part of the exam application process. Your application is not valid without this payment and it is non-refundable in all circumstances.

Submitting your Pathways Examination of Experience

Invitation to join ICAEW membership

Practising certificate fee

Members engaged in public practice, as defined by our regulations standards guidance and ethics, are typically required to hold a Practising Certificate and professional indemnity insurance, and are subject to Practice Assurance.

Before you engage in public practice in the UK or the rest of the EEA, you need to hold an ICAEW practising certificate (PC) and comply with our Professional Indemnity Insurance and Practice Assurance Regulations. This is irrespective of whether you hold a PC with another body, with some exceptions.

Register your interest

If you would like to find out more about the route, please feel free to register your interest. The form will also help you understand if you meet the initial eligibility criteria.