Help and support: answers for members
AAT professional membership helps your employment prospects and earning potential. You can even start your own practice. It's available once you've completed your AAT studies, or to some who've studied elsewhere.
Take a look at the current membership fees to understand the annual cost.
If you’re an AATQB member who is looking to progress onto the AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting (Qualifications 2022), you will still need to keep up with your annual AATQB membership fees and membership renewal.
To discuss membership options and requirements, speak to our Customer Support team on 44 (0)20 3735 2468 or email us. Please use the email address for your MyAAT login and we won't need to confirm your identity.
If you've made an application to become a professional member or provided follow-up information, please allow up to ten working days for it to be processed. We will contact you if we have any queries regarding your application.
You can get replacement receipts for any payments you've made in the last five years from your payment history.
If you need a replacement invoice or renewal notification you can get one from the Pay outstanding fees page for any payments currently requested from you.
Invoicing your employer
The only time we can change the invoice details from your own to your employer's is if your employer is listed as an AAT Employer Scheme member, and if they have their own account with us in which to pay renewals.
As a registered charity all our membership and assessment fees are VAT exempt. Therefore, VAT is not charged on any of our fees.
If you’re an AAT full member (MAAT), fellow member (FMAAT) or AAT Licensed Accountant, you may be eligible for a reduced membership or licence fee.
You can complete your annual declaration through your MyAAT account. This will become available to complete one month before your renewal is due and will appear as a banner at the top of your MyAAT dashboard.
Continuing professional development (CPD) is a learning process designed to help you maintain, expand and update your skills and knowledge throughout your career.
Undertaking CPD is mandatory for:
- affiliate members
- bookkeeping members (AATQB)
- full members (MAAT)
- fellow members (FMAAT)
- licensed members (AAT Licensed Bookkeepers and AAT Licensed Accountants).
Use the CPD section for:
We carry out CPD monitoring. Members are selected at random on a monthly basis to ensure they're undertaking CPD.
Make sure you’re familiar with our CPD policy and you're keeping your CPD records up to date, so that if you're selected for CPD monitoring, you've got everything ready to submit to us.
As an AAT licensed member you have access to resources in the Licensed member support toolkit to help you with your business. These include letters of engagement, logos, marketing material and more.
Additional resources can also be found in the AAT Knowledge Hub.
You can also visit Informi, an AAT website providing help and resources for starting and building your business.
Start your own practice by becoming an AAT Licensed Accountant or Bookkeeper and get all the support and guidance you need to succeed, including advice and tools covering practice management, marketing, anti-money laundering and more.
You can also take a look at the current membership fees to understand the annual cost.
To discuss options and requirements, speak to our Customer Support team on +44 (0)20 3735 2468 or email us. Please use the email address for your MyAAT login and we won't need to confirm your identity.