ACCA Exam Dates And Fees – Full Details

Are you an ACCA aspirant, then this post contains ACCA Exam dates in 2018 as well as registration tips and many more.

ACCA is a short form for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants which is one of the leading International bodies in the field of Accounting. Getting certified by ACCA is a relevant qualification procedure that many accountants in about 170 countries globally.

As a Chartered Certified Accountant with ACCA, you can work in many areas such as the financial or managerial aspects of any business enterprise. In addition, you also have amplified access to employment opportunities.

ACCA Exam Dates

In this article, we will be discussing all the information you need about the ACCA Registration, deadlines as well as the important dates that would be tremendously helpful to you.

ACCA Exam Dates and Fees

Typically, every year there is only three distinct windows of opportunity in a year to sit for the ACCA exam. However, this year, 2018, there are about four opportunities available to receive the ACCA certification. You can sit for the ACCA exam in  March, June, September and December.

Also, the most preferred and convenient means of registering for the ACCA exam is online, therefore you should seize the opportunity.

To begin, your registration, you must first apply to become an ACCA member. However, this process is very simple and only takes about 10 minutes. To begin, simply visit the site, and give answers to all instructions and questions on the site.

Ensure that when filling your information, only accurate details are given. This is very important especially with respect to your contact details and Email ID.

After a successful registration, you will receive your Registration ID via your contact details. Also, you can amend your details within the time between your first application and when ACCA contacts you with your registration ID but it is very important that you make only accurate entries.

The ACCA application is quite flexible

When filling the application form online, and you are unsure about some details, you can simply save the form and come back later to fill it. When you do come back, all you need is your ACCA reference number to access your unfinished application. This, however, will be sent via email to you once you have saved the half-filled application. Click here to access more information about the ACCA registration and guidelines.

Sitting for all ACCA Exams or not?

One of the lovely aspects of the ACCA Exams is the fact that it entails flexibility not just in application but also with respect to exams. If you already have some sorts of qualifications then you may not need to sit for all of the exams to get the ACCA qualification. You may be able, to begin with, ACCA according to the qualifications you already have.

However, if you do want this exemption, then you will have to apply for it even before you begin your registration as a student. All you need do is provide this qualification details and then ACCA will take over, thereafter confirming your exemptions. After this, you will be required to provide the proofs of these qualifications, by uploading them or sending them by post depending on your method of application. After this, you will be awarded the exemptions and be required to pay exemption fees. This is a one-time administrative fee and once you have paid this, you will receive exemption notification as well as an Invoice. Want to know more then click here.

Knowledge Level details

Before we discuss the ACCA exam dates, it is important we refresh on the expanse of exams and skills available:

Knowledge Level:

  • Accountant in Business (F1)
  • Management Accounting (F2)
  • Financial Accounting (F3)

Skills Levels

  • Corporate and Business Law (F4)
  • Performance Management (F5)
  • Taxation (F6)
  • Financial Reporting (F7)
  • Audit and Assurance (F8)
  • Financial Management (F9)

Essential Levels

  • Governance, Risk and Ethics (P1)
  • Corporate Reporting (P2)
  • Business Analysis (P3)
  • Advanced Financial Management (P4)
  • Advanced Performance Management (P5)
  • Advanced Taxation (P6)
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance (P7)

Naturally, not all variants will be available on all exam dates, we will give you this information within the next section.


Important ACCA Exam Dates

And now to the main focus of this article, you will need to have accurate information about the ACCA exam dates. First things first, ACCA exams from this year will take place four times a year. This is a welcome improvement and will ensure that you are given ample opportunities to sit for the Exam.

Therefore, here are details about each exam dates for March, June, September and December. Already, exams for March, June and September are over. Hence we will provide information for September, December and March 2019 exams.

ACCA Exam Dates September 2018 

The Acca Exam Dates for September 2018 session runs from  1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018. 

Other details

  • Do you have any complaints, then all of this must be received before the 14th of September
  • For your withdrawal requests, you must have this sent before the 21st of September 
  • The ACCA September 2018 Exam Results will be released by  15 October 2018

Note: you can also opt-in to receive your results seven days before the official release by clicking here to opt-in, so your result will be sent by text.

ACCA Exam Dates December 2018 

The exam cycle for the December session begins from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018. Exams will take place between 3-7 December 2018. The exams are for AA, TX, PM, FR, FM, AAA, ATX, APM, SBR, AFM, SBL, LW

**Please note that AB, MA, FA and LW examinations (variants English and Global) are only available as on-demand CBE only. However, all others are completely available for you.

Other details

  • Late exam entry deadline is the 5th of November 2018
  • Want to make complaints, do this before the 14th of December 2018
  • Withdrawal requests must also be received before the 21 December 2018
  • For your ACCA December Exam Results will be released by 14 January 2019
  • Administrative review requests must be made before the 23rd of January 2019.

Note: you can also opt-in to receive your results seven days before the official release by clicking here to opt-in, so your result will be sent by text.

ACCA Exam Dates March 2019

The ACCA March 2019 early exam entry deadline date is the 12th of November 2018. The standard exam entry deadline is the 28th of January 2019 and the Late exam entry deadline is 4 February 2019. 

However, the deadline for amendments and additional support is the 28th of January, 2019. The ACCA Exam dates for March 2019 is set for  4-8 March 2019.

The available variants include AA, TX, PM,  FR, FM, AAA, ATX, APM, SBR, AFM, SBL,  and LW. Exam results for March 2019 will be released on the 15th April 2019.

The details for June and September Exam dates are not yet available. However, we will be updating that information once it is released. Want more information about ACCA, place a comment below let’s discuss it.

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