The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK) is pleased to announce that the 2022 Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination will be held from 19 to 21 October 2022.

1. Enrollment

Members and Students can log-in their account to enroll the examination online: Enrollment for the 2022 CTA Examination is open until 12:00 noon, 14 September 2022.

2. Examination Dates 

Paper Examination Date
Paper 1 – Accounting and Finance 19 Oct 2022 (PM), Wednesday
Paper 2 – Hong Kong Tax 20 Oct 2022 (AM), Thursday
Paper 3 – International Tax 21 Oct 2022 (AM), Friday
Paper 4 – PRC Tax 20 Oct 2022 (PM), Thursday
Paper 5 – Advanced Taxation Practice 21 Oct 2022 (PM), Friday

3. Syllabus

Members and Students who wish to take the 2022 CTA Examination are strongly advised to read through the latest examination syllabus at

4. Exemptions

Exemptions from the CTA Examination may be granted from Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 or Paper 4, or a combination thereof, up to a maximum of 4 papers only, to candidates who possess the recognised professional qualification or have completed the accredited academic programmes listed in  No exemption from Paper 5 is to be granted.

If you wish to apply for exemption from the CTA Examination, please complete and return the enrollment form, together with any relevant supporting document(s) and payment, to the TIHK Secretariat before the enrollment deadline.  To download the enrollment form, please click below:

2022 CTA Exam Enrollment Form

5. Textbook 

The Institute and Wolters Kluwer have jointly published the textbook “International Tax Law & Practice (1st edition)” for Paper 3 – International Tax.  A comprehensive 100-page supplement was published in September 2021 in electronic format and provided to those who have bought the textbook free of charge.  To order the textbook, please click here.

Should you have any enquiries regarding the 2022 CTA Examination, please contact the TIHK Secretariat by email:, or telephone: 2810-0438.