UK membership and practising certificate fees 2022

Our annual renewal period runs from January to December. Where you join us in October, November or December you will be granted membership until 31 December of the following year.

The annual renewal fee is raised in October for the next calendar year.

United Kingdom fees

All new applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of £160.00, which includes a fit and proper assessment fee and a certification of eligibility for membership fee.

The application fee is waived on Provisional Associate membership.  

If your membership application is approved you will be required to pay the appropriate exemption fee of £150 and annual member fee as shown in the table below.

Where you require an IFA practising certificate you will also need to pay the practising certificate fee as detailed in the table below and the appropriate firm fee if you meet the member firm definition.

If you allow your membership to lapse you will need to re-apply for membership and pay a non-refundable re-admission fee of £160.00. See lapsing, relinquishing, re-admission for more information. 

All fees quoted are inclusive of VAT.

Membership fees

Month of joining

Associate

Associate tax adviser

Dual Associate & Associate Tax Adviser

Fellow

Fellow tax adviser

Dual Fellow & Fellow tax adviser

Provisional Associate

Retired

Retired Dual

January

£224.00

£140.00

£353.00

£241.00

£160.00

£364.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

February

£205.33

£128.33

£323.58

£220.92

£146.67

£333.67

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

March

£186.67

£116.67

£294.17

£200.83

£133.33

£303.33

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

April

£168.00

£105.00

£264.75

£180.75

£120.00

£273.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

May

£149.33

£93.33

£235.33

£160.67

£106.67

£242.67

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

June

£130.67

£81.67

£205.92

£140.58

£93.33

£212.33

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

July

£112.00

£70.00

£176.50

£120.50

£80.00

£182.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

August

£93.33

£58.33

£147.08

£100.42

£66.67

£151.67

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

September

£74.67

£46.67

£117.67

£80.33

£53.33

£121.33

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

October

£224.00

£140.00

£353.00

£241.00

£160.00

£364.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

November

£224.00

£140.00

£353.00

£241.00

£160.00

£364.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

December

£224.00

£140.00

£353.00

£241.00

£160.00

£364.00

£60.00

£85.00

£130.00

Practising certificate fees

Members in public practice also require a practising certificate and anti-money laundering supervision. See become a member firmmember firm and affiliates fees and how to obtain an IFA practising certificate

Month of joining

Practising certificate

Tax practising certificate

January

£227.00

£110.00

February

£208.08

£100.83

March

£189.17

£91.67

April

£170.25

£82.50

May

£151.33

£73.33

June

£132.42

£64.17

July

£113.50

£55.00

August

£94.58

£45.83

September

£75.67

£36.67

October

£227.00

£110.00

November

£227.00

£110.00

December

£227.00

£110.00