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Register as a Direct Taxation Student

If you are submitting an application to re-register as a student log in using your existing details. If you create a completely new profile and registration number then this will not be linked to your existing exam history and personal records. Please contact the Education Team if you do not know your student registration number. You should note that credit or debit card payment of the fees due will be required on submission of this form for a valid application to be made (unless explicit prior agreement has been made to invoice your sponsoring organisation).

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Please read the CTA Prospectus and the information below before applying to register as a CTA direct tax Student

Applicants with European tax qualifications

If you hold a qualification from a body which the CIOT recognises as a similar body to itself in the European Community, The European Economic Area or Switzerland you will be considered for Confirmation of Eligibility and partial exemption, at the CIOT's discretion. Please make an application to the CIOT under EC Directive 2005/36/EC so that your qualification can be assessed.

First Exam Session
Your Personal Details
Confirmation of Eligibility and Exam Credits
There are no qualifications and credits available for selection.
Evidence of Eligibility

Please attach up to five files which prove you hold the qualifications selected e.g. scanned certificates or results confirmations (evidence for ATT and ADIT qualifications need not be attached as these can be checked internally).

Academic and Professional Titles
Professional Conduct

Personal Circumstances
Diversity Monitoring

In order to help us to comply with good practice guidelines we ask you to select the single best answer to each of the questions below. Any responses you do give are used only to help ensure we provide equality of opportunity to all and are not associated with your personal records held by us.

Data Protection Act

It is necessary for the Institute to collect personal data about you on this form for the following reasons: to be able to contact you, to be able to identify you, to protect the confidentiality of your personal data, to check your eligibility to be a student of the Institute and to gather statistics for research. You should be aware that your examination results will be published on our website and in the national press. The Institute will send you the journal ‘Tax Adviser’ every month and may send you other literature from time to time.

We may also disclose your name and address to other organisations such as tax publishers, conference organisers and training bodies but excluding recruitment consultants, which we think may be of interest to you.


To the Council:

I apply to register as a student of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. I have provided the information required of me and I confirm that I have received and read a copy of the Institute’s current prospectus.

I understand that my registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE (unless the application is unsuccessful) and is payable in addition to the entry fee for the examination.

I also understand that this application for registration and eligibility and any subsequent acceptance by The Chartered Institute of Taxation does not confer any of the benefits of membership of the Institute.

I agree that upon registration, I will be subject to the Charter, Byelaws and Regulations of The Chartered Institute of Taxation.

I am aware that submission of this form does not constitute entry to the CTA examination, which requires a separate application and fee.


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