New to ACCA?

Fast Facts



There are var­i­ous entry points into the ACCA qual­i­fi­ca­tion, depend­ing on your pre­vi­ous aca­d­e­mic qual­i­fi­ca­tions and age.

Min­i­mum entry requirements Matric cer­tifi­cate — 3 advanced passes and 2 inter­me­di­ate passes (includ­ing Eng­lish and Mathematics).
Graduate- entry route 

Rel­e­vant degree hold­ers from ACCA accred­ited insti­tu­tions may be exempted from up to nine exams within the Fun­da­men­tals level and may even reg­is­ter directly at the Pro­fes­sional level. Degrees with some rel­e­vance may also qual­ify for exemp­tions. Visit the ACCA web­site to check what exemp­tions you may be eli­gi­ble to claim.

Access to ACCA via the FIA qualification
  • no aca­d­e­mic qual­i­fi­ca­tions required
  • through Foun­da­tions In Account­ing, achieve cer­tifi­cates and diplo­mas along the way before pro­gress­ing onto the ACCA Qualification

The num­ber of exemp­tions you can claim will depend on your pre­vi­ous qual­i­fi­ca­tions and how closely it matches the con­tent of the ACCA syl­labus. No exemp­tions are avail­able from the Pro­fes­sional level. Visit the ACCA web­site to check what exemp­tions you may be eli­gi­ble to claim.


For a detailed guide on how to check your exemptions, click here.  


How do I register to become a ACCA student and to take exams?
It’s very easy! To register as a ACCA student first time, simply  click here , review the content and follow the  instructions.

ACCA CBEs (FIA & F1 to F4) are available on Demand at our Sandton & Pretoria Campus. Get more info here on exam fees & schedules. F5 to F9 CBEs can only be booked directly via myACCA and be taken at specified ACCA exam venues.


What study options are available to study with CharterQuest?
You can study your CIMA with us parttime, fulltime, evening, weekend or home study as defined in our study options section. Please also review our fees & timetables section.


How do I enrol with CharterQuest?
Once you have confirmed your study option and the semester you wish to begin your studies (even if you are yet to fulfill Step 3 above) you can start by getting a free quotation or doing a direct enrolment by clicking below:

Need more information? Visit FAQs.

How much are the fees payable to ACCA (UK)? 

Please visit the ACCA Global Website for fees. Click here to be re-directed to the ACCA website.