ACCA student

British Council Malawi offers both paper based and computer based exams on behalf of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

The paper based exams are sat in June and December, whilst the computer based exams can be sat on demand upon registration with us.

Computer based exams are available for the first seven foundation level exams of the ACCA qualification only.  They are not available for the specialist and knowledge papers.



All registration processes are carried out directly by ACCA for the paper based exams. For the computer based exams, registration is done with the British Council. 

For computer based exams simply fill in the registration form found at the bottom of this page and send it to us via email along with the proof of payment.

Please remember to indicate the date you wish to sit the exams. You are given a month from the date of payment to sit for your exams.

How to make payments

Payments are made directly to ACCA for the paper based exams and all the F5 - F9 modules. For the computer based exams (F1-F4), payments are made through the British Council Standard Bank account.

  1. You will need a reference number before making your payment. Contact the British Council for your unique reference number. Alternatively, you can quote your membership number (if you are a continuing student) or your National ID / Passport number as the reference number on your deposit slip
  2. Please make your registration payment to:
  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Account name: British Councill
  • Account number: 9100001576213

3. We accept payments into our bank account from the following:

  • Electronic bank transfer from your internet banking
  • Direct deposit (using bank deposit slip) into the above named British Council bank account. Customised deposit slips may be collected from our offices, Standard Bank City Centre branch in Lilongwe or Standard Bank Blantyre main branch.

4. To make the above payments you must quote your registration British Council assigned Reference Number / ID number in all reference fields that are available.

5. For candidates making payments via bank deposit, it is prudent to plan for an extra day or two for processing payments.

6. Failure to quote a reference number may delay your application process.

7. All the subject prices are listed in GBP on the form to find the kwacha equivalent please multiply the price in GBP by our current exchange rate. Click here to see the current exchange rate.

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