ACA important dates and fees

Professional Level

Date of Exam Deadline Cancellation deadline Results released
07, 08, 09 March1 03 February 15 February 15 April
06, 07, 08, 09 June 04 May 16 May 15 July
05, 06, 07, 08 September 03 August 15 August 14 October
05, 06, 07, 08 December 02 November 14 November 20 January 2017

 

March 2016 session

Day Time of exam Exam title
Monday 09:30 – 12:00 Audit and Assurance
  13:30 – 16:30 Financial Accounting and Reporting
Tuesday 09:30 – 12:00 Business Strategy
  13:30 – 16:00 Financial Management
Wednesday 09:30 – 12:00 Business Planning: Taxation2
  13:30 – 16:00 Tax Compliance

Notes

1 Limited exam centre availability in the UK.
2 All three Business Planning exams will run in parallel from June 2016 session. You are required to sit and pass one of these exams. Please ensure that you apply for the correct exam.


Please note: ICAEW reserves the right to vary exam dates, deadlines and times. Timetables for exams held outside the UK will vary, please check your admission details for confirmation.

 

June 2016 session onwards

Day Time of exam Exam title
Monday 09:30 – 12:00 Audit and Assurance
  13:30 – 16:30 Financial Accounting and Reporting
Tuesday 09:30 – 12:00 Business Strategy
  13:30 – 16:00 Financial Management
Wednesday 09:30 – 12:00 Business Planning: Taxation1
Business Planning: Banking1
Business Planning: Insurance1
Wednesday /
Thursday (TBC)
(TBC) Tax Compliance2

Notes

1 All three Business Planning exams will run in parallel from June 2016 session. You are required to sit and pass one of these exams. Please ensure that you apply for the correct exam.
2 While Tax Compliance is delivered on paper it will remain on Wednesday afternoon, however when it is delivered through the computer-based platform it will be scheduled on the Thursday.


Please note: ICAEW reserves the right to vary exam dates, deadlines and times. Timetables for exams held outside the UK will vary, please check your admission details for confirmation.

 

Advanced Level

Date of Exam Deadline Cancellation deadline Results released
18, 19, 20 July 15 June 27 June 26 August
07, 08, 09 November 05 October 17 October 16 December

 

Day Time of exam Exam title
Monday 12:00 – 15:30 Corporate Reporting
Tuesday 09:30 – 13:00 Strategic Business Management
Wednesday 09:30 – 13:30 Case Study

 

Please note: ICAEW reserves the right to vary exam dates, deadlines and times. Timetables for exams held outside the UK will vary, please check your admission details for confirmation.

 

Fees for the year 2016  
Initial registration fee (if you register within 1 January and 30 June) £165
Initial registration fee (If you register within 1 July and 31 October) £82.50
The annual fee is also required if you register within 1 November and 31 December (in this instance, you will receive your first annual bill after 14 months. ie. you will get 2 months free £165
Annual subscription fee due every January) £165
Certificate Level exam fee (per paper) £70
Professional Level exam fee (per paper) £90
Advanced Level Corporate Reporting and Strategic Management exam fee(per paper) £170
Case Study exam £260

 

Cost for applying for Credit for Prior Learning (exemptions)  
Certificate Level module (per paper) £70
Professional Level module (per paper) £90