Qualifications Fee Structure & Guidance Notes

Effective from 1th September 2015

Your course provider may cover some or all of these costs for you, so you should always check with them first before completing a transaction.  

Student fees 2015/16



One-off Student Registration 30.00
Annual Subscription 70.00 




2015/16 fees

B1 35.00
B2 35.00 
B3 35.00 
Level II sub-total €105.00
BA4 €45.00
BA5 €45.00
BA6 €45.00
BA7 €93.00
Level III sub-total €228.00
ABA8 €86.00
ABA9 €123.00
Level IV sub-total €209.00



Mock Papers



All levels 10.00



A person who is receiving benefits that appear on the ICB List of Accepted Benefits, or who has reached 65 years of age (whether or not they have actually retired) is entitled to a 25% reduction in his or her Student Registration fee at the time of application or renewal. Photocopies (not originals) of supporting documentation should be submitted to ICB before payment of the registration fee. Please note that no other fees are subject to this reduction and reductions will not be awarded in arrears.Statutory Benefits

> List of Accepted Benefits


1.The fees outlined on this page are non-refundable with the exception of mock papers under certain circumstances.

2. Student Registration covers a full twelve month period. Annual renewal of Student Registration is not compulsory nor does termination notice need to be given. However, Registered Student access will cease upon expiration of registration and no further examinations can be completed until registration is renewed.

3. Once a Student has achieved a requisite number of qualifications they will have the option of joining ICB as a member at one of the grades: Affiliate, Associate, Member.  Once membership has begun, Student Registration will cease.

4. Exemptions from a qualification will be granted where suitable evidence of comparable achievement exists. Students should contact the Membership Services Department for more details. If an exemption is granted, an Exemption Fee will be payable which is equivalent to the Examination Fee for the qualification.

5. No designatory letters accompany the grade of Registered Student.

6. Improper use of ICB designatory letters is strictly forbidden.

7. All students and members agree to abide by the Professional Conduct Regulations.

8. ICB appears on List 3: Deduction for fees and subscriptions paid to professional bodies or learned societies: Section 344 ITEPA 2003 (formerly Section 201 ICTA 1988) www.hmrc.gov.uk/list3/


If we are unable to award exemptions based on your qualification or experience, you can take our examinations to gain membership.

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