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Keep on top of exam and subscription fee deadlines with these key dates from the ACCA calendar.

We run four exam sessions a year in March, June, September and December - giving you great flexibility and choice of when to take our exams. 

Our online booking system also allows you to enter for two exam sessions at once, so you can always plan your studies well in advance and take advantage of the cheapest exam fees.

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The annual subscription fee is due by 1st January each year. Payment can be made online via myACCA

Please note that only the Applied Skills and Strategic Professional exams (limited variants) will be available during the March and September exam sessions.

All exam variants of these exams will be available during the June and December exam sessions, excluding Corporate and Business Law (LW) variants which are available to be taken as on-demand CBEs.

Seven Foundations level exams, all Applied Knowledge and some Corporate and Business law (LW) variant exams are offered by on-demand CBEs. Please visit our  CBE pages for more information on what exams are available on-demand CBEs and how to enter for them.

All deadlines are 2359hrs UK time on listed date.

Exam entry

Early exam entry opening date
7 November 2017

Early exam entry deadline date
12 February 2018

Standard exam entry deadline
30 April 2018

Late exam entry deadline
7 May 2018

Exam attendance dockets

Exam attendance dockets will be made available to download from myACCA approximately two weeks after standard entry closes.

This includes a timetable of all the exams that you are entered for, details of the desk that has been assigned to you for each paper, and the address of your exam centre.

Amending an existing exam entry

The deadline to amend an existing exam entry is 30 April 2018

Requests for additional support

Requests for additional support must be received by 30 April 2018

Exams take place

Exams will take place between 4-8 June 2018

Centre complaints closing date

Centre complaints must be received by 15 June 2018

Mitigating circumstances closing date

Notifications of mitigating circumstances must be submitted by 15 June 2018

Exam withdrawals

Withdrawal requests must be received by 22 June 2018

Exam results

Exam results will be released 16 July 2018

Opt in to receive results by text

You need to opt in to receive results by text using myACCA. You must opt into this service at least seven days before results are released. You will only need to opt in once, all future results will then be sent by text.

Administrative review closing date

Administrative review requests must be submitted by 25 July 2018

Administrative review outcome release date

You will receive written confirmation of the outcome of your review via email no later than 10 working days from the receipt of your request

Administrative review appeal closing date

Administrative review appeal requests must be submitted by 15 August 2018

Mitigating circumstances appeal closing date

Mitigating circumstances appeals must be received by 15 August 2018

Administrative review appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of administrative review appeals will be released on 21 August 2018

Mitigating circumstances appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of mitigating circumstances appeals will be released on 21 August 2018

Exams cycle

The exams cycle for this session runs from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018

Please note that only the Applied Skills and Strategic Professional exams (limited variants) will be available during the March and September exam sessions.

All exam variants of these exams will be available during the June and December exam sessions, excluding Corporate and Business Law (LW) variants which are available to be taken as on-demand CBEs.

All Foundations level (outwith options exams), Applied Knowledge and some Corporate and Business law (LW) exams are offered by on-demand CBEs. Please visit our CBE pages for more information on what exams are available on-demand CBEs and how to enter for them.

All deadlines are 2359hrs UK time on listed date.

Exam entry

Early exam entry opening date
6 February 2018

Early exam entry deadline date
14 May 2018

Standard exam entry deadline
30 July 2018

Late exam entry deadline
6 August 2018

Exam attendance dockets

Exam attendance dockets will be made available to download from myACCA approximately two weeks after standard entry closes.

This includes a timetable of all the exams that you are entered for, details of the desk that has been assigned to you for each paper, and the address of your exam centre.

Amending an existing exam entry

The deadline to amend an existing exam entry is  30 July 2018

Requests for additional support

Requests for additional support must be received by  30 July 2018

Exams take place

Exams will take place between 3-7 September 2018

Centre complaints closing date

Centre complaints must be received by 14 September 2018

Mitigating circumstances closing date

Notifications of mitigating circumstances must be submitted by 14 September 2018

Exam withdrawals

Withdrawal requests must be received by 21 September 2018

Exam results

Exam results will be released 15 October 2018

Opt in to receive results by text

You need to opt in to receive results by text using myACCA. You must opt into this service at least seven days before results are released. You will only need to opt in once, all future results will then be sent by text.

Administrative review closing date

Administrative review requests must be submitted by 24 October 2018

Administrative review outcome release date

You will receive written confirmation of the outcome of your review via email no later than 10 working days from the receipt of your request

Administrative review appeal closing date

Administrative review appeal requests must be submitted by 14 November 2018

Mitigating circumstances appeal closing date

Mitigating circumstances appeals must be received by 14 November 2018

Administrative review appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of administrative review appeals will be released on 20 November 2018

Mitigating circumstances appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of mitigating circumstances appeals will be released on 20 November 2018

Exams cycle

The exams cycle for this session runs from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018

Please note that only the Applied Skills and Strategic Professional exams (limited variants) will be available during the March and September exam sessions.

All exam variants of these exams will be available during the June and December exam sessions, excluding Corporate and Business Law (LW) variants which are available to be taken as on-demand CBEs.

Seven Foundations level exams, all Applied Knowledge and some Corporate and Business law (LW) variant exams are offered by on-demand CBEs. Please visit our CBE pages for more information on what exams are available on-demand CBEs and how to enter for them.

All deadlines are 2359hrs UK time on listed date.

Exam entry

Early exam entry opening date
8 May 2018

Early exam entry deadline date
13 August 2018

Standard exam entry deadline
29 October 2018

Late exam entry deadline
5 November 2018

Exam attendance dockets

Exam attendance dockets will be made available to download from myACCA approximately two weeks after standard entry closes.

This includes a timetable of all the exams that you are entered for, details of the desk that has been assigned to you for each paper, and the address of your exam centre.

Amending an existing exam entry

The deadline to amend an existing exam entry is  29 October 2018

Requests for additional support

Requests for additional support must be received by  29 October 2018

Exams take place

Exams will take place between 3-7 December 2018

Centre complaints closing date

Centre complaints must be received by 14 December 2018

Mitigating circumstances closing date

Notifications of mitigating circumstances must be submitted by 14 December 2018

Exam withdrawals

Withdrawal requests must be received by 21 December 2018

Exam results

Exam results will be released 14 January 2019

Opt in to receive results by text

You need to opt in to receive results by text using myACCA. You must opt into this service at least seven days before results are released. You will only need to opt in once, all future results will then be sent by text.

Administrative review closing date

Administrative review requests must be submitted by 23 January 2019

Administrative review outcome release date

You will receive written confirmation of the outcome of your review via email no later than 10 working days from the receipt of your request

Administrative review appeal closing date

Administrative review appeal requests must be submitted by 13 February 2019

Mitigating circumstances appeal closing date

Mitigating circumstances appeals must be received by 13 February 2019

Administrative review appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of administrative review appeals will be released on 19 February 2019

Mitigating circumstances appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of mitigating circumstances appeals will be released on 19 February 2019

Exams cycle

The exams cycle for this session runs from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018

Please note that only the Applied Skills and Strategic Professional exams (limited variants) will be available during the March and September exam sessions.

All exam variants of these exams will be available during the June and December exam sessions, excluding Corporate and Business Law (LW) variants which are available to be taken as on-demand CBEs.

Seven Foundations level exams, all Applied Knowledge and some Corporate and Business law (LW) variant exams are offered by on-demand CBEs.  Please visit our  CBE pages for more information on what exams are available on-demand CBEs and how to enter for them.

All deadlines are 2359hrs UK time on listed date.

Exam entry

Early exam entry opening date
7 August 2018

Early exam entry deadline date
12 November 2018

Standard exam entry deadline
28 January 2019

Late exam entry deadline
4 February 2019

Exam attendance dockets

Exam attendance dockets will be made available to download from myACCA approximately two weeks after standard entry closes.

This includes a timetable of all the exams that you are entered for, details of the desk that has been assigned to you for each paper, and the address of your exam centre.

Amending an existing exam entry

The deadline to amend an existing exam entry is  28 January 2019

Requests for additional support

Requests for additional support must be received by  28 January 2019

Exams take place

Exams will take place between 4-8 March 2019

Centre complaints closing date

Centre complaints must be received by 15 March 2019

Mitigating circumstances closing date

Notifications of mitigating circumstances must be submitted by 15 March 2019

Exam withdrawals

Withdrawal requests must be received by 22 April 2019

Exam results

Exam results will be released 15 April 2019

Opt in to receive results by text

You need to opt in to receive results by text using myACCA. You must opt into this service at least seven days before results are released. You will only need to opt in once, all future results will then be sent by text.

Administrative review closing date

Administrative review requests must be submitted by 24 April 2019

Administrative review outcome release date

You will receive written confirmation of the outcome of your review via email no later than 10 working days from the receipt of your request

Administrative review appeal closing date

Administrative review appeal requests must be submitted by 15 May 2019

Mitigating circumstances appeal closing date

Mitigating circumstances appeals must be received by 15 May 2019

Administrative review appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of administrative review appeals will be released on 21 May 2019

Mitigating circumstances appeal outcome release date

Outcomes of mitigating circumstances appeals will be released on 21 May 2019

Exams cycle

The exams cycle for this session runs from 1 February 2019 to 30 April 2019

Last updated: 10 Jul 2018