Register with ABE

Registering with ABE could not be simpler. You only register once with us and so long as you keep your membership up-to-date, you remain a current member and can access the resources and benefits available to our members.

Please note, you need to register with ABE in order to sit the ABE examinations.

ABE has a network accredited colleges, so you are sure to find one close to you. We also welcome students who prefer to follow our programmes by self-study. Students who choose to study for the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management independently of an ABE accredited college, should read the detailed guidance in the Level 7 Diploma section. Please click here to go to the Level 7 Diploma page.

Before you start the registration process you should have an idea of the programme and level you wish to follow. As our programmes are offered at various academic levels, acceptance onto the Level 5, 6 or 7 Diploma will be based on your previous educational qualifications or work experience. Click here for information about entry requirements and exemptions.

Students enrolling with colleges are advised to ensure that the college has been formally accredited by ABE before enrolment. Click here to search for an accredited college.

Students wishing to register with ABE should complete the relevant registration form and submit it along with appropriate fees, copies of educational qualifications (in English) and details of relevant working experience where necessary.

Existing students who have been issued with an ABE membership number should not register again, but may be required to re-register (click here to go straight to re-registration).

When to register

Registration can take place at any time. However, if you wish to sit for a specific examination session, the following deadlines apply:

For the June examinations register by the first Friday in March.

For the December examinations register by the first Friday in September.

What happens next

As soon as your registration has been processed successfully, you will receive an email confirming your Learner ID number and your password so you can access the ABE members area.

We look forward to welcoming you to ABE!

Click here to register now  


If you have previously registered with ABE and have been issued with a membership number, you must not register again. Even if you intend to take up a new programme, you must still continue with your existing membership. Please send an email to to enquire about your membership status and how to resume your association with ABE.

Students who are aware that their membership has lapsed and wish to submit their application for re-registration can click here for a Re-Registration form.