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Enter for exams

The easiest way to enter for a paper-based exam is by logging into your myACCA account.

The benefits to you include:

Greater flexibility and choice

You can now:

  • enter for exams all year round for one of the next two exam sessions
  • add exams until the end of the standard entry closing date (the appropriate early or standard fee will apply, depending on when additional exams are added)
  • remove exam entries made until the end of the standard entry closing date
  • amend exam centre, stream or variant without charge until the end of the standard exam entry closing date.

Please note you will not be able to enter for exams if you are awaiting results from a previous session. You will be able to enter for the June and December exams after results have been released on 8 August and 8 February, respectively.

Save money

If you enter for your exams before early exam entry deadline (8 September for December exams or 8 March for June exams) and save yourself (or your family or boss) some money.

The exam fees for early, standard and late exam entry are listed below.

Quick and simple

You will receive instant confirmation that you have been entered for the exams, saving you valuable time to do more important things - like studying for them!

Please note the following:

The early and late exam entry period only applies if you enter for exams online.

Discounts only apply for early online exam entry for paper-based exams (held in June and December) and not computer-based exams (CBEs).

The standard exam entry closing date, for both online and paper exam entries, is 8 October for December exams and 8 April for June exams. If you register after this date, you will have to pay the late exam entry fee; late entry option is only available online.

All deadlines for exam entry are midnight UK time.

The late exam entry facility does not allow you to amend an existing exam entry (for example change a variant or add further papers). In addition, first time entries submitted during the late entry period cannot be amended at a later date.

Before entering for exams, please refer to the exam progression rules page.

If you're still not convinced registering online is the way to go and you complete the paper-based exam entry form, this must be received at ACCA's exams department in the UK by the specified standard closing dates below. Please remember to allow time for postal delivery.

Ready to apply for exams? Then why not enter for them now online at myACCA.

Closing dates

Easy to remember dates

The closing dates for early, standard and late exam entry are easy to remember - 8 is the date!

June exams 
8 MarchEarly entry (online only)
8 AprilStandard exam entry (online and paper)
8 MayLate exam entry (online only)

December exams 
8 SeptemberEarly entry (online only)
8 OctoberStandard exam entry (online and paper)
8 NovemberLate exam entry (online only)

ACCA Qualification fees

Exam level Exam
  Exam feeExam fee
  (per exam)(per exam)
F1, F2 and F3
Early £69£71
 Standard £74£76
 Late  £225£231
F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 and F9
Early £87£90
 Standard £93£96
 Late  £245£252
P1, P2 and P3 (and any two
from P4, P5, P6 and P7)
Early  £100£103
 Standard £108£111
 Late  £259£266

Foundation level fees

Exam levelExam entryDecember 2014June 2015
 periodexam feeexam fee
  (per exam)(per exam)
FA1 and MA1Early £48£50
 Standard £51£53
 Late £202£210
FA2 and MA2Early£48£50
FAB, FMA and FFAEarly£69£71
FTX, FAU and FFMEarly£69£71

Exemption fees will be charged at the early entry fee.

Remember! Don't forget to pay your fees on time. Dates by which fees and subscriptions must be paid and arrangements for payment are included in your Facts booklet. The Facts booklet is accessible in your myACCA account, Essential Information. This booklet is essential reading as it contains information on key dates in the student calendar, entering for exams, guidance on practical experience, BSc degree, the Professional Ethics module and lots more.

Last updated: 9 Sep 2014