All the latest news and changes to the CIPFA Professional Accountancy Qualification (PAQ)

Check key dates, enrol on courses, purchase new study materials, book exams and get your results. Book your courses.


CIPFA holds exams four times a year: in March, June, September and December.

Study options and key dates

Learn about the different ways to study for your PAQ, and keep up to date with this year's key dates for students.


Exemptions are granted on a paper by paper basis. Submit your syllabus, transcript and certificate to student support for assessment.

CIPFA Portfolio

Practical finance experience in public sector accounting complements your module study. Students use the CIPFA portfolio to document the knowledge and skills they have gained

Course bookings and enrolment

Book PAQ module and revision courses, including face-to-face, web class and self-study.

Access study materials

Find everything you need. You'll need to be logged into MyCIPFA and have enrolled on your course.