This is a fantastic opportunity for ACCA members to prove their expertise in international tax and gain a specialist qualification from the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), one of the world's most respected professional bodies. The ADIT (Advanced Diploma in International Taxation) is particularly relevant to qualified accountants with a tax background who are looking to specialise further in international tax.

  • Globally recognised – valued by firms and organisations in industries and sectors around the world, ADIT is acknowledged globally as the leading qualification of its type.
  • Challenging and rigorous – ADIT is an indicator of your quality and status, enabling you to differentiate yourself from your peers by demonstrating your commitment, expertise and employability.
  • Enhanced employability – ADIT is a unique differentiator on your CV, marking you out as an international tax expert and enabling you to join the CIOT as an International Tax Affiliate for further career benefits.

By achieving ADIT you will demonstrate:

  • knowledge of the key concepts of international tax, achieved by completing the mandatory Principles of International Taxation exam
  • in-depth knowledge of international tax issues for two jurisdictions or areas of international tax, achieved by completing any two from a range of optional module exams.

For more information on the ADIT exam modules, view the ADIT examination structure

Meet the international tax practitioners

ADIT offers a range of professional benefits to anybody working in, or seeking a career in, international tax. Here are the views of a number of ACCA members who have gone on to pursue ADIT.

Read their profiles and advice

Registration and examinations

ACCA members need to register with the CIOT in advance of your first exam. 

ADIT exams are held each June and December, delivered online and available for you to sit at home or in your office.

June 2023 exams

  • Register as an ADIT student by 2 March
  • The deadline to book your exam entry is 16 March

December 2023 exams

  • Register as an ADIT student by 1 September
  • The deadline to book your exam entry is 15 September

Download the ADIT Prospectus from the CIOT website.

ACCA exclusive discounts

ACCA has negotiated exclusive discounts for members to purchase the ADIT self-study course materials from Tolley Exam Training – one of the leading providers of study materials for ADIT.

Utilising the popular and highly successful computer-based Tax Tutor format, the Tolley Tax Training materials have been written by a team of experienced tax trainers and practitioners and take students through the entire syllabus using worked examples and clear systematic explanations of the key concepts involved in each topic. Materials are available for the Principles of International Taxation exam, and a number of optional module exams.

ACCA members can claim a 10% discount both from the correspondence course and the complete course package, which includes the correspondence course, classroom and revision courses. Further information is available from the course providers' section of the ADIT website or by telephoning Tolley Exam Training directly on +44 (0)203 364 4500.

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