How to apply for eligibility and exemptions

Note: Your user ID is your email address, until you are fully registered as a student.
Checking your starting point is one of the most important steps you can take when it comes to deciding to study Chartered Accountancy. If you think you are in line for exemptions, you can first check this using our handy online exemptions guide. When you're ready, you can start our free exemptions application process using the button below.

You should also choose this step if you are not expecting any exemptions, and would like to apply to start our course at the foundation level.

Eligibility and exemptions application tutorial

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Please note: you will need to create an account online and be logged in in order to apply.


Before you begin

  • You can check your exemptions online or from the list of accredited degree programmes
  • Understand the difference between a flexible student and a student in contract and an external candidate. 
  • When you have filled in the correct form, you will submit this online, but you must also print out the application form, sign it and send it to the Institute together with your transcripts.

Have a query?

If you have a query, please refer to our support & services page and contact the relevant department with your query.

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