Are you looking for an international qualification that will improve your job opportunities in chartered accountancy? The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body with over 300,000 students and members in 160 countries.

Please note that you need to be an ACCA member before registering for an exam.

For more information about becoming a member and the qualifications offered by ACCA, please visit the ACCA website.

Paper-based exams

Dates, locations and fees

Exams are held four times a year – March, June, September and December. Venue information will be provided following registration.

Fees are determined by ACCA and are available on their website.


You must register directly with ACCA once you have confirmed your membership with them.

Payment and results

Payment can be made via debit or credit card on the My ACCA portal. Your results will also be available on this portal.

Computer Based Exams

Dates, locations and fees

Computer-based exams are held once a week on Wednesday. Please downlaod the ACCA Application Form below to find out about upcoming test dates.

Registration closes one week before the test date.


Please download the ACCA Application Form to find out the fees for each exam.


Please follow the steps below:

  1. Download the ACCA Application Form below and fill it out. Please also download and read the ACCA Information Sheet for CBE Students. The document is located at the bottom of the page.
  2. Pay the exam fee. Details on how to pay your fees can be found in the ACCA Application Form below.

3.  Read carefully and complete the application form. Once completed please submit the ACCA Application Form  and proof of payment  via email to or bring the form and all supporting documents to our Britsh Council Office on Plot 4 Windsor Loop, Off Kira Road Kamwokya Kampala Uganda. 

Confirmation of your exam will be sent to you by email 48 hours before the test.


You will receive your results immediately on completion of the exam.

What to bring to your exam

Please bring the following with you to your exam session:

  • membership card or identification such as a valid international passport or national ID card
  • exam docket
  • pens and pencils in a clear plastic bag
  • basic calculator

No electronic devices, e.g. mobile phones, are allowed to be taken into exams.


Please refer to our examinations refund policy.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact the exams team for more information.


The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. We are sure you will understand, however, that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting at a later date.

Fees: All fees are valid for the current registration period only and are subject to change. Please check the relevant web pages for the latest fees before registering for the next session of exams.