Accredited Accounting Technician (AAT) Examination
Entry Requirements and Procedures
Entry RequirementApplicants may register as students of the HKIAAT for taking the AAT Examination provided that they are at least 16 years old. Exemptions are offered to those who possess a comparable level of competency.
Registration ProceduresTo register as student of the HKIAAT, applicants have to fill in the Student Registration Form and provide documentary evidence satisfying the above entry requirement. Their initial registration fee should be paid upon the submission of the application. Applicants have to observe the closing date for registration, as this affects their eligibility to enter the examinations. Each registered student should be in possession of a student registration card bearing his/her registration number. The student registration card should be returned to HKIAAT after cessation of studentship.
Removal from RegisterA registered student whose student fee is overdue for 3 months or more will be removed from the Register. Re-instatement of studentship and examination status will be considered in accordance with the rules prevailing at the time of application and payment of the relevant fees. Students will also be removed from the Register on disciplinary grounds.
Examination Entry Regulations
- The eight papers of the AAT Examination together with the Professional Assessment must be completed within 10 years from the date of first registration as a student. Students who registered on or before 15 July 2008 will have their time limit start afresh from 1 June 2009.
- Students are allowed to take any number of papers in any sequence for each examination session. However, students are recommended to attempt not more than four papers in each session and to attempt them in sequence.
- Examination results will be retained in our record with no time limit.
- Students re-sitting papers that they have previously passed should note that the most current examination results prevail.
|Nature of fees||Amount|
|Initial registration fee||HK$600|
|Student fee (#)||HK$600 annually(due on 1st January)|
|Examination fee||HK$530 per subject except Paper 1 at HK$800|
|Exemption fee||HK$530 per subject except Paper 1 at HK$800|
A surcharge of HK$150 will be levied for every dishonoured cheque.
# Student Fee demand notes are sent out in early December for payment due by 1 January.