Remember to take your ID
Please take some form of official photographic ID, such as a passport, driving licence or national identity card. This will be checked during the exam together with your examination attendance docket to verify your identity. If you are unable to prove your identity your exam may not be marked. Please note that you are only permitted to attempt the exam(s) on your docket.
You should arrive at the examination centre 30 minutes before the start of the exam. This is particularly important if you are taking a session CBE, to allow time for checking into the exam.
The paper based exams for F5 to F9, the Professional level, and Dip IFR are all, from September 2016, of three hours 15 minutes duration. Please note that ACCA has removed the restriction relating to reading and planning time, so that while the time considered necessary to complete these exams remains at 3 hours, candidates may use the additional 15 minutes as they choose. ACCA encourages students to take time to read questions carefully and to plan answers but once the exam time has started, there are no additional restrictions as to when candidates may start writing in their answer books.
Full explanation on removal of official Reading Time for 3 hour examinations.
2 hour examinations remain unchanged.
Time should be taken to ensure that all the information and exam requirements are properly read and understood.
Exam day preparation
You've done the study and the revision, now exam day is approaching. Watch our video to plan and prepare for exam day.