The benefits of ADIT

ADIT offers a range of advantages to international tax professionals and their employers.

With a range of exam papers covering the corporate and personal tax regimes of major economies around the world, and focusing on the major topics and contemporary themes in international tax practice, ADIT certification provides an ideal way of benchmarking employees' international tax capabilities in offices across the globe.

Authoritative technical knowledge

The ADIT qualification was developed and is supervised by an Academic Board consisting of several prominent international tax practitioners and scholars representing various regions and sectors.

The overall standard of ADIT is comparable to a postgraduate qualification, and the ADIT syllabus is reviewed annually, so employers can be sure that holders of the ADIT qualification will have been tested to an advanced level in their understanding and application of the international tax topics that matter to firms and clients.


With exams twice a year, and available in any major city in the world, supported by a range of study and tuition options, and choice from a range of jurisdiction-based and thematic exam papers, ADIT is designed to be as flexible and convenient as possible for globally mobile tax professionals and their employers.

The ADIT exams can be sat in any order, and in any combination, with standalone certification in the Principles of International Taxation and Transfer Pricing also available.

A global standard

Regardless of where students prepare for, or sit, their ADIT exams, or which exam options they select, they will be tested to the same high standards in their understanding and application of international tax topics. By including ADIT within its learning and development programme, your firm will therefore ensure that employees across different territories and offices, who may be working with clients from a number of countries and backgrounds, are equipped to offer the best international tax advice.