AAT membership fees

We have a number of membership types at AAT. Use the tabs below to find out the fees for registering as an:

  • AAT student member
  • AAT affiliate member
  • AAT professional member (AATQB, MAAT and FMAAT)
  • AAT licensed member.

Annual membership fees are calculated on a 12-month rolling basis from the first of the month that your registration is approved.

AAT student member fees

Studying an AAT Accounting Qualification?

Register with AAT and study your first AAT Accounting Qualification:

  Applicable from 1 September 2017  
AAT student admission fee £43 One-off fee
AAT student annual membership fee £92 - UK student
£82 - International student
 
Pay each year

*If you're an existing AAT student member and an associate bookkeeping member (AATQB) you will only need to pay the AATQB annual membership fee - £99

Studying a small business finance or access accounting skills course?

Register with AAT to study any of the small business finance and access accounting skills within a 12 month period:

  Applicable from 1 September 2017  

AAT subscription fee*

 £43 Fee covers a 12-month study period

*After completing an AAT short course, if you go on to study an AAT Accounting Qualification you will only need to pay the student annual membership fee. 

Studying an AAT bookkeeping qualification?

Register with AAT to study any of the AAT bookkeeping qualifications within a 12 month period. 

  Applicable from 1 September 2017  

AAT subscription fee*

£43  Fee covers a 12-month study period

*After completing an AAT short course, if you go on to study an AAT Accounting Qualification you will only need to pay the student annual membership fee. 

Reinstate your student membership

If your student membership has lapsed and you'd like to restart your studies:

AAT student reinstatement fee £34 One-off fee

Student fees are reviewed at the start of each academic year, on 1 September. You can opt to pay your annual membership fee by Direct Debit - find out more about paying by Direct Debit.

AAT affiliate member fees

Becoming an affiliate member

After successfully completing the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting you will automatically become an AAT affiliate member. You will stay at this membership level until your student membership expires. At this point, you can choose to remain an AAT affiliate member by paying an annual affiliate membership fee or progress to professional membership. Find out more about professional membership.

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
AAT affiliate annual membership fee £118 £124 Pay each year

Reinstating your affiliate membership

If your affiliate membership has lapsed and you’d like to re-join AAT, you’ll need to reinstate your membership.

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
AAT affiliate reinstatement fee £40 £45 One-off fee

AAT professional member fees

Professional membership fees are reviewed annually. You can opt to pay your annual membership fee by Direct Debit - find out more about paying by Direct Debit.

What’s included in my membership fee?

AAT is a not for profit organisation. Your membership fee enables us to provide events, resources and support to boost your career.

Dual AAT membership

If you hold two types of AAT membership you will only need to pay one annual membership fee. For example:

  • If you are an AATQB and an AAT student member, you will only need to pay the AATQB annual membership fee.
  • If you are a MAAT or FMAAT and also hold AATQB membership, you will only need to pay the MAAT/FMAAT annual membership fee.

Associate bookkeeping member (AATQB)

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
AATQB annual membership fee £99 £105 Pay each year

AAT full member (MAAT)

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
MAAT admission fee £45 £45 One-off fee
MAAT annual membership fee £147 £151 Pay each year
MAAT reduced annual membership fee* £74 £76 Pay each year

AAT fellow member (FMAAT)

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
FMAAT admission fee £45 £45 One-off fee
FMAAT annual membership fee £152 £158 Pay each year
FMAAT reduced annual membership fee* £76 £79 Pay each year
FMAAT Premium annual membership fee £201 £209 Pay each year

* Reduced MAAT and FMAAT membership is subject to eligibility and is available after 12 months of membership. Your membership must be renewed annually, and applications for reduced fees must be submitted each year as part of your renewal. FMAAT Premium and Life Members are not eligible.

MAAT/FMAAT reinstatement

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
MAAT reinstatement fee £45 £45 One-off fee
FMAAT reinstatement fee £45 £45 One-off fee

Life membership

Life membership recognises and rewards the commitment of AAT full and fellow members. By paying a one-off fee you can become an AAT member for life. To be eligible you have to be fully retired, undertaking voluntary work or in paid employment, with an annual earnings limit of £1,000 per annum.

If you have a current subscription with AAT and you apply for life membership before your renewal date, we will reduce the life membership cost against what you've already paid for the subscription.

Years in membership Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
30+ years £147 £151 One-off fee
20-29 years £294 £302 One-off fee
10-19 years £368 £378 One-off fee
0-9 years £441 £453 One-off fee

 

AAT licensed member fees

  Applicable until 31 August 2018 Applicable from 1 September 2018  
AAT Licensed Bookkeeper fees £140 £140 Pay each year
AAT Licensed Accountant fees £279 £289 Pay each year
AAT Licensed Accountant reduced fees - Gross Fee Income under £7,000 £177 £184 Pay each year

Reinstatement fees 

AAT licence reinstatement fees until 31 August 2018

  Licensed Accountant Licensed Accountant
(reduced fee)
Licensed Bookkeeper
Reinstatement within 4 months of licence renewal date £20 £14 £9
Reinstatement after 4 months of licence renewal date £45 £20 £15

AAT licence reinstatement fees from 1 September 2018

  Licensed Accountant Licensed Accountant
(reduced fee)
Licensed Bookkeeper
Reinstatement within 4 months of licence renewal date £50 £50 £50
Reinstatement after 4 months of licence renewal date £50 £50 £50

Contact us

If you would like advice on AAT membership fees speak to one of our helpful advisors on +44(0)20 3735 2468. Our lines are open Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 UK time. You can also email us.

 

Contact us

If you would like advice on AAT membership fees speak to one of our helpful advisors on +44(0)20 3735 2468. Our lines are open Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 UK time.

You can also email us at customersupport@aat.org.uk