It is currently £210 to register as a new CTA student (register here).

Re-registration is £160 (re-register here).


It is £155 to claim a credit for one of the CTA papers (further details can be found here).

Fees for Written Papers:

Awareness and Advanced Technical Examinations: £160

Applications and Professional Skills Examination: £205

Council may, at its absolute discretion, accept an application for late examination entry (for one month only after the closing date - see deadlines below) on payment of an additional fee, currently £100.

(enter for the exams, here). 

Additional fee for late examination entry (one month only after the entry closing date): £100.

Computer Based Examinations (CBEs)

The Computer Based Examinations in Law, Professional Responsibilities & Ethics and Principes of Accounting are £85 per examination (further details, including booking the CBE, can be found here).

Study Material

You will need to purchase the latest editions of the  ‘Essential Law for the Tax Practitioner’ and the 'Professional Responsibilities and Ethics for Tax Practitioners' manuals both of which are available from the Institute at a cost of £45.

There is the Essential Accounting for Tax Practitioners' manual that forms the syllabus for the "Accounting and Other Indirect Taxes" module within the Awareness paper. This is also a compulsory module for all those sitting the Indirect Tax route of the CTA and is also available to purchase from the Institute at a cost of £35.

You may purchase these manuals from our shop, here.

The Institute sets the syllabus but does not offer tuition. There is a list of tuition providers here. Please contact the tuition providers listed for prices and course dates. You will still need to register as a CTA student (through our website) in order to sit our examinations.