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Once you have been an ACCA member continuously for five years, have complied with ACCA's CPD programme and are in good standing you will automatically be awarded fellowship status. You will then be able to use the letters 'FCCA' after your name.

Achieving fellowship example timeline

  • Admitted to membership 2014
  • First year of complying with our CPD policy - 2015
  • Option A CPD declarations (confirming you have complied with the CPD requirements) submitted for 2015 to 2018 inclusive
  • FCCA status awarded - 2019.

Fellowship is a significant milestone

Achieving fellowship is a significant milestone in a member's professional life and demonstrates to employers that they have extensive experience and made a long-term commitment to professionalism and ethics.

We mark this achievement by automatically issuing a fellowship certificate, which is sealed at a special meeting of ACCA's Council (usually held quarterly).

Last updated: 15 Jan 2015