Are you looking for an international qualification that will improve your job opportunities in chartered accountancy? The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body with over 300,000 students and members in 160 countries.

The British Council administers exams on behalf of ACCA. For more information about becoming a member and the qualifications offered by ACCA, please visit the ACCA website.

ACCA membership

Visit the ACCA website for everything you need to know to become a certified ACCA member.

Dates and locations

ACCA exams are held in Gaborone and Francistown. Venue details will be included with your exam docket issued by ACCA.


Fees are determined by ACCA and are available on their website here.


British Council does not take registrations.You must register directly with ACCA once you have confirmed your membership with them.


Results are made available on the My ACCA portal.


Payment can be made via debit or credit card on the ‘My ACCA‘ portal.

At the exam

Please bring the following with you to your exam session:

Membership card or identification such as ID card or passport

Exam docket

Pens, pencils in a CLEAR bag

Basic calculator

No electronic devices. e.g. mobile phone, etc.

Candidates with special needs

The British Council makes every effort to cater for candidates with special needs. Should you require assistance in this area, please contact our Customer Service team who will be able to advise you on the options available. Please note that it can take up to 3 months for some arrangements to be put in place.

Contact us

If your questions haven’t been answered, kindly e-mail us for more information.


The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. We feel sure you will understand, however, that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting at a later date.