Registration in 2019 is £215 and is valid for three years (register here).

Re-registration is £165 (re-register here).


It is £160 to claim an exemption for a written paper and £85 to claim an exemption for a CBE (further details on fees, exemptions available and how to claim 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). 

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  'Principles of Accounting' manual (£40) and 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

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.