ACCA Registration And Requirements

ACCA registration
Written by Abe Cherian

ACCA registration in Nigeria, fee, deadline and ACCA registration requirements is contained in this short post. Learn the process on how to register for ACCA in Nigeria.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a main universal accountancy body perceived everywhere throughout the world with study centres in Lagos state and Nigeria in general. It is universally recognized and is treated in different countries as being equal to their local qualifications.

acca registration

The ACCA Nigeria has a developing enrollment of more than 12,000 students, associates, and individuals. As an (imminent) graduate of an accountant, it is advisable to add this qualification to your degree as it improves your chances of employment and gives you edges among your competitors.

Check this also: How to register for ICAN in Nigeria

In this post, we will guide you through the procedure of ACCA registration in Nigeria.

ACCA Qualification courses

For in Accounting and Banking and Finance and HND in Accounting, you are qualified for exclusion in four Papers after presenting your transcript. The four Papers are:

  1. F1 Accountant in Business AB
  2. F2 Management Accounting MA
  3. F3 Financial Accounting FA
  4. F4 Corporate and Business Law CL

For ICAN ACA students, you will be exempted from every one of the nine exams inside the Fundamentals level and register straightforwardly at the Professional level after presenting your transcript.

Exclusion Granted.

  • F1 Accountant in Business AB
  • F2 Management Accounting MA
  • F3 Financial Accounting FA
  • F4 Corporate and Business Law CL
  • F5 Performance Management PM
  • F6 Taxation TX
  • F7 Financial Reporting FR
  • F8 Audit and Assurance AA
  • F9 Financial Management FM

ACCA Registration Process in Nigeria.

You’ll need the following to complete your ACCA application:

  • Proof of identification such as driver’s license, passport or birth certificate
  • Official translations of any documents not in English
  • If applying to study ACCA qualification, you will need to upload evidence that you meet the minimum entry requirements
  • One of the following payment methods is through PayPal, Visa card, Alipay, MasterCard and American Express.

If you have gathered all this, then move to the ACCA official website and start the registration process by filling in the form along with your Email address.

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What you have to know:

The ACCA registration process will take around 10 minutes to finish. You will have the chance to apply for exemption amid the procedure.

In the event that you don’t meet the registration requirement to begin the ACCA Qualification which are OND, ND, HND, B.SC, B.TECH or any identical qualifications, at that point, you should begin your exams by going through the Foundations in Accountancy courses before you can proceed with the ACCA qualification.


You should complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business that is three exams: Accountant in Business (FAB), Management Accounting (FMA) and Financial Accounting (FFA) and thereafter apply for exchange over to the ACCA Qualification. You will be exempted from F1, F2, and F3 and after that, you can write your exams F4 Corporate and Business Law.

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  • I have an MBA degree in accounting and a certified National Accountant (ANAN),what exemptions do I have to register for ACCA

  • Famakinwa
    I have OND in banking and finance, BSC in Economics Education, a chartered accountant in cost and management Accountant, what exemptions do i have to register for ACCA?

  • I’m Aliyu Ibrahim Haruna, I’m a Bsc holder in Banking and finance.when can I register in 2019 and cost implication involved.

  • I’m Aliyu Ibrahim Haruna I have Bsc Banking and Finance what exemption do I apply for ACCA registration

  • I have B.Sc Accounting, M.Sc finance, ACA and currently Phd student in finance. what exemption can I apply for.Your prompt response will be highly appreciated. Thank you

  • I havd Bsc in accounting and also I CAN ACA, what exemption can I apply for. Your prompt response would be highly appreciated

  • I have OND in accounting, is there any exemption if i register for ACCA & I’ll like to know the cost implication as well.
    Thank you


  • HND in Banking and Finance, is there any exemption for me if i register for ACCA more so, I’ll like to know the cost implication for the programme.
    Thank you as your prompt response will be appreciated.

  • I am an Nce holder but currently am in for my degree,please can I apply for Acca with that or what can I do?

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