Key Dates and Deadlines

We run two exam sessions a year in May and November. You can see the key dates and deadlines for each of these sessions below.

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November 2020 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Friday 31 July 2020. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have re-registered or transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date
Monday 15 July 2020

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date
Friday 18 September 2020

Late Exam Entry Opening Date
Saturday 19 September 2020

Late Exam Entry Closing Date
Wednesday 30 September 2020

All of our written exams are booked online through the link below. 

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout September.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to change or cancel your exam entry. Find out more about changing or cancelling your exam entry, and any applicable admin fees:


You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until Monday 30 September 2020 to request extra time or alternative arrangements for your exams.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre, your candidate number and important exam information will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates.

For those taking the Application and Professional Skills paper, the pre-seen information will be available from Wednesday 26 October 2020.

Exam Dates

November 2020 exam dates (all 10am start)

Friday 6 November

Monday 9 November
APS Taxation of Individuals
APS Taxation of Larger Companies and Groups
APS Owner-Managed Businesses
APS Human Capital Taxes
APS VAT and Other Indirect Taxes
APS Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates

Tuesday 10 November
Advanced Technical Owner-Managed Businesses

Wednesday 11 November
Advanced Technical Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates
Advanced Technical Human Capital Taxes
Advanced Technical Domestic Indirect Taxation

Thursday 12 November
Advanced Technical Taxation of Individuals

Friday 13 November
Advanced Technical Taxation of Major Corporates
Advanced Technical Cross-Border Indirect Taxation

Special Consideration

You can request special consideration for the November 2020 exams up to Wednesday 18 November 2020.  

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available on Wednesday 20 January 2021. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Post Exam Result Processes

You can request a recheck of your script, if you meet the criteria, or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is Thursday 18 February 2021.