Exam and other fees

You can find a list of fees for:

  • IFoA exams
  • professional skills courses
  • CERA workshops
  • Climate Risk and Sustainability Course
  • PPD final sign off

Along with fees for:

  • exam exemptions
  • exam appeals
  • exam counselling

in the exam and other fees document (PDF, 100 KB).

These are for exams that you sit, and for other education services provided to you from 1 January 2024.

We regularly review our exam and other education service fees

Are you eligible to pay reduced fees for exams and other services?

If your income is less than £8,300.00 a year, regardless of where you live or work, you are eligible to apply for reduced rate fees.

To receive the reduced fees you should apply for the reduced membership subscription each year when you renew your membership. The reduced fee rate for exams and other education services will then be automatically applied to your exam entries and other services.

Refunds for exam and other fees

You can find out more about whether you are eligible for a refund of exam and other fees and how to apply for a refund in our refund policy.

Exam history letter fees

If you are a lapsed or resigned member of the IFoA and would like a copy of your exam history letter, please send your request to the Member Services Team below. In your email please include your ARN (Actuarial Reference Number) and contact number. There is a charge of £25 for this service.

Exam and other fees 2024

We have reviewed our exam and other education service fees based on around principles of fairness and sustainability.

These increases will enable us to ensure the financial sustainability of the IFoA for the long term, affording us the opportunity to further enhance our exam and education services.

Learn more in our 2024 exam and other fees document linked above.

The new fees came into effect on 1 January 2024.


Key dates

Exam dates, exam entry dates, results release dates, and other key learning dates.
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Exam Exemptions

Discover more about how your prior learning could be equivalent to our examinations

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Qualification Handbook

General information and practical advice that will be useful in your studies.

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If you have any questions about membership please email us or call us on +44 (0) 131 240 1325. Response times can be found in our membership FAQs.

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