Before attempting your payment, please ensure that you have sufficient funds in your account and check that your transaction will not exceed your credit limit. If you’re making payment from outside of the UK, please contact your bank first to ensure that the payment will be successful.

  • Online payment methods

    If you are ready to pay, you can make an online payment now. If you need help, here’s a short video to show you how.

    You can pay online using the following:

    • Credit card – Visa, MasterCard, China UnionPay
    • Debit card – Visa, Mastercard, China UnionPay
    • PayPal
    • Alipay*
    • Pre-paid debit card (for online payments only).

    * If experiencing any difficulty with Alipay, please refer to their website for help.

    Please note, when paying online please switch off VPN to get the best experience for paying ACCA, as this will support your payment experience.

    Online payments should appear on your account within 48 hours of payment being received. Please contact your bank if you cannot see the payment being taken from your credit/debit card account.

    If your payment has been processed by your card provider and is not showing on your account after 48 hours, please to go to our contact page and select payments from the drop down menu letting us know your issue so we can investigate this.

  • UnionPay FAQ

    UnionPay payment method is supported in the following countries:

    Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Hong Kong SAR of China, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Laos, Macau SAR of China, Mainland China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Thailand, UAE, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.

    If your address on myACCA is a country not on this list, please do not select this option and pay by another method shown on screen.

    UnionPay is not compatible with Internet Explorer. We recommend you use the Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers if submitting your payment using UnionPay.

  • Bank transfer

    Make a transfer from your bank straight to ours. Use your ACCA ID as the reference (7 digit number). It's really important that you use your ACCA ID only, and nothing else. This way we'll be able to automatically match your payment to your account.

    From the UK

    Our account details are:

    Bank Name: Barclays Bank

    Address: First Floor, Aurora House, 120 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 7DT

    Account name: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
    Account number:
    Sort code: 20 33 70

    From outside the UK

    Our account details are:

    Bank: Barclays Bank

    Address: First Floor, Aurora House, 120 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 7DT

    Account name: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
    Account number: 
    Sort code: 20 33 70

    IBAN: GB48 BARC 2033 7040779938
    Bank identifier or SWIFT/BIC code: BARC GB22

    Please ensure if sending payments by bank transfer that you send a remittance/allocation list to the following email address – Failure to supply this will result in any unidentified payments being returned directly to your bank after 60 days. Payments can take up to 7 working days to reach us.

    Please note

    If you pay by bank transfer, then bank charges may be applied to your payment. These could be applied at either end of the transaction being processed - if charges are applied, they'll be taken from the payment that you have made to ACCA.

  • Alternative methods of payment

    The quickest and low cost way to keep your account up to date is to pay online. Please log into myACCA to make payment towards your account using our online payment methods section above.

    If you are unable to pay online, please call our ACCA Connect team on +44 (0)141 582 2000, open Monday to Friday 08.00 am to 08.00 pm BST to be able to process your payment.

  • Direct debits (UK banks accounts only)

    If you’re a UK bank account holder, you can set up a direct debit to pay your annual subscription. Simply complete and return the Direct Debit mandate in the ‘Related documents’ section of this page and your subscription will be collected on or around 1 January each year. You must submit the mandate by the first Friday in December for your direct debit to be set up and payment collected in January.

    Please note the Direct Debit only covers your annual subscription, you’ll need to pay any other amounts owing separately.

    Completed mandate forms can be scanned and emailed to

  • Part payments

    You can pay your balance in instalments to make things more manageable. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to make a part payment via your myACCA.

  • Setting up a regular annual payment

    To make your annual payment quicker and easier next year, you might want to consider one of these options:

    Recurring Transaction Authority (RTA) allows you to give us permission to regularly take payment from your Visa (Debit/Credit) and MasterCard (Debit/Credit) for your annual subscription invoice. This is only available for open annual subscription invoices.

    One Click allows you to make a payment via myACCA with payment card details you have entered previously. Once a card has been used to make a successful payment, you can make future payments just by entering your card security number. This will allow you to make payments faster and easier without re-entering your details. Please note, One Click can only be used with Visa (Debit/Credit) and MasterCard (Debit/Credit) when saving the card details to your account.

Reduced subscriptions

If you’re not working or on a low income, there are some options available to help with your subscription. Read about the eligibility requirements for members and for long term affiliates.

Members - apply for a reduced subscription

Long term affiliates - apply for a reduced subscription

Lifetime membership

If you’ve permanently retired from work - or are planning to, you may be eligible for lifetime membership.