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Prices and dates

This page provides you with the relevant fee information for your Pathways submission, the deadline dates for upcoming submissions and exam results release dates.

Below you will find all the dates and costs you need to know to submit an application.

Upcoming submission deadlines and results dates

Submission entry open Submission closing deadline 
by 4pm (GMT)
Exam results date
Results will be released by 5pm (GMT)
Membership available from
*Other fees include admission fee (and PC fee where relevant)
 16 December 2021  17 February 2022  12 May 2022  Once ICAEW membership (and any other fees*) paid
 13 July 2022  2 September 2022  9 December 2022  Once ICAEW membership (and any other fees*) paid

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


The Pathways to Membership route has the following costs.


Free Only eligible candidates who intend to submit an application at some point in the near future should register as a candidate.

Submitting your Pathways Examination of Experience

£300 per attempt (non refundable) This is an exam admission fee and is payable with each Pathways exam submission you make. You need to pay online as part of the exam application process. Your application is not valid without this payment.  It is non-refundable in all circumstances.

These are the key dates and costs to keep in mind before and at the point of submitting an application.

To find out more about what happens after your application and membership fees, please visit the relevant page.

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.