Register as a student

CIPFA would like to welcome you to register as a student.

Fully qualified CCAB and CIMA accountant?

Please submit a copy of your certificate confirming full CCAB membership to studentsupport@cipfa.org. The next steps in your registration process will be confirmed via email by Student Support. For more details of the fast track to CIPFA membership, visit our information page for qualified accountants.

Returning student?

If you are returning to study after cancelling your membership, you should contact studentsupport@cipfa.org to arrange re-registration.

New to CIPFA?

Please visit our entry requirements and entry route pages to ensure you meet the requirements to study with CIPFA. 

You can apply to become a Registered Student of CIPFA by clicking the button below. Please be aware that on completing this process you will be asked for a total fee of £201 for membership subscription (£151) and registration fee (£50) for students joining between 1 November and 30 June. membership fees are reduced for students joining after 1 July to £75.50 plus the £50 registration fee.

Students have the choice to pay by card, receive an invoice, or invoice this payment to your employer.

Qualified AAT members are eligible for free exemptions. Please ensure that you have sent in your AAT certificates and/or transcripts to studentsupport@cipfa.org to receive your free exemptions and reduced Practical Experience Portfolio requirement.

Exemptions are also available based on previous professional or academic study. All pre-approved exemptions are listed on our exemptions information page. If your qualification is not listed but you feel it would entitle you to an exemption, please send full details of your qualification (including syllabus coverage) to studentsupport@cipfa.org for consideration. Once your exemption application has been accepted, you will receive confirmation from Student Support and instructions for purchasing your exemptions.

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