ACCA Computer Based Exams

The British Council Egypt administers computer-based exams (CBEs) on behalf of UK professional bodies. 

Which computer-based ACCA exams are available?

Computer-based exams are available for the first seven Foundation-level exams. These are the exams required for the Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting (FA1, MA1); the Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting (FA2, MA2); and the Diploma in Accounting and Business (FAB, FMA and FFA). These exams are also required for the Certified Accounting Technician qualification.

How to apply?

Complete your application form:

  • Download the application form below and ensure you complete all the fields, especially your contact details as this will allow us to contact you if we have any questions. 
  • Indicate the correct subjects and dates for the examination, sign the application and attach one passport sized photograph.
  • Please ensure that your registration with ACCA is confirmed, as failure to register prior to submitting your application will result in forfeiture of your exam fee.
  • Once we have received your application, it will be processed as quickly as possible.
  • You will receive an email from the British Council confirming your examination date within three working days of making the payment. If there is no availability for your preferred examination date, we will offer you an alternative date and notify you by email.
  • Changing your exam dates is not permitted after British Council confirmation, so it is important that you select the correct date and month for your examination.

Submit your application form:

Submit the completed application form at least two weeks before the test, one recent photograph, a valid proof of your identity and correct payment to the British Council at one of the following addresses:

  • 192 El Nil Street, Agouza, Cairo
  • 4 El Minya Street, Heliopolis, Cairo
  • 11 Mahmoud Abou El Ela Street, Kafr Abdou, Rushdy, Alexandria

Exam locations and timings

Exam venues:

City Venue
Cairo YAT Center 77 Sorya Street, Mohandessein, Giza, Egypt

Exam timings:

The computer based exams last for 2 hours and you will be allocated a slot in one of the following sessions.

Please report to the exam venue at least 15 minutes before the start of the exam.

Session Timing
 Session 1  10.30 – 15.30
Available exam dates 2020 Application deadline
14 January  9 January 
18 February 13 February
17 March 12 March
14 April 8 April
19 May 14 May
16 June 11 June
21 July 15 July
18 August 12 August
22 September  16 September 
20 October 16 October
17 November 11 november
15 December 9 December

Please choose your preferred date and add it in your application form


Exam fees

Exam fees:

Exams Fee (per exam)

Technical Examinations

Recording Financial Transactions (FA1,) Maintaining Financial Record (FA2,)

Management Information (MA1,) Managing Costs and Finance (MA2)

2300 EGP
Professional Examinations Accountant in Business (AB,) Management Accounting (MA,) Financial Accounting (FA) 2800 EGP
 Accountant in Business (FAB,) Financial Accounting (FFA,) Management Accounting (FMA) 2800 EGP
Corporate & Business Law (LW) 3150 EGP

Payment locations:

You can pay for the exam at any of our Centres in Egypt  

Please ensure you retain your original receipt as you will be required to present it on the day of the exam.

Results, refunds and required documents.


Results are available immediately after the examination has been completed.


All examination fees paid are non-refundable. Refunds will not be issued for incorrect choice of examination or subject.

Required documents on the day of the exam:

Candidates are required to present the following documents in order to sit the examination:

  • ACCA membership card
  • Egypt ID card or Passport

Failure to present valid ID documentation will result in the candidate not being allowed to sit the examination.


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