Fees list


The following fees are effective from 1st October 2020.

Application to become a Professional member (UK)

Applications to become a professional member of the IAB (UK based)

Level of membership:Annual fee – for 12 months

One off administration fee 1



Please note fees are applicable from 1st October 2020.
Please contact the membership team for the fees which apply.

1 Those applying to enter membership via the experience route (rather than via qualifications) will also be required to pay an additional one off fee which will be advised upon receiving the application or a membership enquiry. 

Renewal of existing membership

Level of membership:

Renewal fee

Associate (AIAB)


Member (MIAB)


Fellow (FIAB)



Members in Practice supervision fee:

If you are in practice2 in the UK then you must also be supervised under the Money Laundering Regulations.  If you do not hold this with another approved professional body you will need to apply to the IAB for either a certificate of AML Supervision or Practising Certificate (depending on your level of membership).

Certificate of AML supervision

Practising Certificate


2providing bookkeeping, accounting or payroll services to the public on a self-employed basis.

To apply for either of the above certificates with the IAB you will first need to join as a professional member.

Additional fees may also apply.

See also:

Important information for self-employed bookkeepers

Non-UK membership fees

If you don’t live in the UK please contact the Membership Department for the fees list. membership@iab.org.uk or +44 (0)1732 897750.

Retired status

This option is no longer available

Re-instatement of membership

If you have previously been a member of the IAB and wish to re-join the association within a period of three years of leaving the following fees apply.

Level of membership:








Re-instatement fee



Please contact the membership team for the fees which apply.