Key Dates and Deadlines

We run two exam sessions a year in May and November. You can see the key dates and deadlines for each of these sessions below.


In this section

  • May 2021 Exam Session

 

May 2021 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Sunday 31 January 2020 (this date has been extended by 1 month). If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date

Mid-December 2020

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date

28 February 2021

Late Exam Entry Opening Date

1 March 2021

Late Exam Entry Closing Date

31 March 2021


All of our written exams are booked online through the link below. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days dates are TBC.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen through the button below.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until 14 March 2021 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until 14 April 2021 to request a deferral.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until 28 February 2021 to request extra time or alternative arrangements.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates.

Special Consideration

You can request special consideration for the May 2020 exams up to TBC.  

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available in mid-July (TBC). The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Post Exam Result Processes

You can request a recheck of your script or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is TBC.

Exam Dates

All exams are GMT and are 3 hours and 30 mins.

Tuesday 4 May

2.30 PM – ATT Paper 3 Business Compliance

Wednesday 5 May

10.00 AM – ATT Paper 4 Corporate Taxation

Thursday 6 May

10.00 AM – ATT Paper 1 Personal Taxation

Friday 7 May

2.30 PM – ATT Paper 5 Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates

Monday 10 May

10.00 AM – ATT Paper 2 Business Taxation

Tuesday 11 May

2.30 PM – ATT Paper 6 VAT

November 2021 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by 31 July 2021. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date

Mid-June 2021

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date

31 August 2021

Late Exam Entry Opening Date

1 September 2021

Late Exam Entry Closing Date

30 September 2021


All of our written exams are booked online through the link below. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout September.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen through the button below.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until 14 September 2021 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until 14 October 2021 to request a deferral.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until 31 August 2021 to request extra time or alternative arrangements.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates.

Exam Dates

The ATT examinations are held on the following dates:

Date TBC



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 1: Personal Taxation

TBC

Date TBC



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 2: Business Taxation

TBC

Date TBC



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 3: Business Compliance

TBC
ATT Paper 4: Corporate Taxation TBC
ATT Paper 5: Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates TBC
ATT Paper 6: VAT TBC

 

Special Considerations

You can request special considerations for the November 2021 exams up to TBC.  

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available in mid-January. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Post Exam Result Services

You can request a recheck of your script or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is TBC.