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Exam and other fees

You can find a list of fees for:

  • IFoA exams, 
  • Professional Skills Courses, 
  • CERA workshops, and
  • PPD final sign off

Along with fees for:

  • exam exemptions,
  • exam appeals, and
  • exam counselling

in the Exam fees and charges document below. 

Are you eligible to pay reduced fees for exams and other services?

If your income is less than £7,230.00 a year, regardless of where you live or work, you are eligible for reduced rate fees.

To receive the reduced fees you need to apply for the reduced membership subscription each year when you renew your membership. The reduced fee rate for exams and other education services will then be automatically applied to your exam entries and other services. 

Refunds for exam and other fees

You can find out more about whether you are eligible for a refund of exam and other fees and how to apply for a refund in our Refund policy

Exam history letter fees

If you are a lapsed or resigned member of the IFoA and would like a copy of your exam history letter, please send your request to the Education Services Team at along with your ARN (Actuarial Reference Number) and contact number so they can assist you further.  There is a charge of £25 for this service.

The fees and charges for our education services are set out in the document below.

These are for exams that you sit, and for other education services provided to you after 1 March 2021.

We regularly review our exam and other education service fees. 

Contact Details

Member Services Team

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, 1st Floor, Park Central, 40/41 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1JD

+44 1865 268207

We aim to respond to all enquiries within two working days.

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Events calendar

  • The Growth Mindset for Actuaries

    13 October 2021 - 8 December 2021

    Fully booked.

    This practical course is aimed at actuaries at any stage of their career who want to develop their own growth mindset and apply it to their work setting and personal or professional lifelong learning. The content of the course builds on the lecture given by Dr Helen Wright on Growth Mindset as part of the President’s 2021 Lecture series, and will be delivered over a period of 2 months, from mid-October to early December.

  • Spaces available

    The importance of biodiversity for finance, business and policy is being increasingly recognised. While many studies highlight the overall economic impact that biodiversity loss could have, it is much more difficult to quantify and understand the particular impact that is may have on individual businesses or communities. The management and measurement of these risks is a field where actuaries are well placed to contribute.

  • Spaces available

    The climate crisis and the degradation of our planet will affect societies everywhere. How we address these threats will require solutions that transcend borders. As a global profession, the actuarial community is well-placed to consider and propose effective risk management solutions to help manage the climate crisis.

  • GIRO 2021 Webinar Series

    8 November 2021 - 19 November 2021
    Spaces available

    Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas and new research across the general insurance sector.

  • Spaces available

    This is a free webinar with an expert panel providing their views on the ongoing IFoA consultation for proposals regarding changes to the regulatory framework on climate change and sustainability.

    The regulatory consultation sets out, for feedback some proposed approaches that the IFoA are considering in relation to charter commitments under the UK’s Green Finance Education Charter (GFEC) and the regulatory framework, including the Actuaries’ Code.

  • Life 2021 Webinar Series

    22 November 2021 - 26 November 2021
    Spaces available

    Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas, and new research across the Life insurance sector.

  • Spaces available

    Content will be aimed at all actuaries looking to understand the issues surrounding mental health in insurance and in particular those looking to ensure products and processes widen access for, and are most useful to, those experiencing periods of poor mental health.