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ADIT, the international tax credential, is an advanced level designation in cross-border tax. Designed by a board of world-leading experts, it has been created to provide the robust foundation in international tax that today’s professional needs to stand out from the crowd!

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To all Tax Advisors

A global benchmark

A global benchmark of quality and an independent means of demonstrating international tax knowledge and ability



Portability – wherever you want to take your career



Demonstration of your expertise in multiple countries and international tax subjects

Global Network

Joining a growing global network of ADIT students, graduates and International Tax Affiliates from more than 1,500 employers in over 125 different countries and territories – every continent, major market centre, and every business sector represented;

Resources for further advancements

A wealth of resources designed to support you in your studies and international tax career;

Become International Tax Affiliate

The opportunity to become an International Tax Affiliate of The Chartered Institute of Taxation and to put the designatory letters ‘ADIT’ after your name.

What Our Students are saying

“Studying ADIT has been a game-changer when seeking to deliver qualified guidance for an array of international structures, whether onshore or offshore. Indeed, the qualification offers a lot of synergy to my existing work in corporate, trust and funds; enabling me to better explain international tax issues, whether in layman’s terms to private clients, or detailed analysis to seasoned professionals.”

Vistra Group | Richard Melton, Director | Cyprus

“The ADIT qualification has proved to be a valuable tool towards enhancing my tax career, it has outlined the way to build a well structured tax mentality and assisted the navigation through cross-border tax case scenarios, it has brought about an enlightening awareness of the interaction of national tax legislation with international law, treaties and conventions and an understanding of the global efforts to combat tax evasion and avoidance.”

Ministry of Finance | Stavroula Vrasida, Head of the Advanced Tax Rulings Unit | Cyprus

“The Advanced Diploma of International Tax Qualification (ADIT) unlocks a broad tax toolkit enabling the tax professional to apprehend complex and sometimes overlapping tax principles and Tax Laws. It enabled me to gain comprehensive International and EU Tax knowledge thus aiding to (i) cultivate and expanding my ‘Tax’ critical thinking and understanding, (ii) constructively evaluating tax developments and (iii) giving elevated value to my clients.”

Direct Tax at Scordis, Papapetrou & Co | Costas Michail, Director | Cyprus

“The addition of the ADIT qualification was a clear choice to enhance our offering as an independent consultancy. It strengthens our own brand, and offers our clients the security that the advice they receive is of an assured, global standard. We have not looked back.”

Priority Tax Consulting | James Ryan ADIT, Principal | Ireland

“The collaboration of Pantelis Slyniades Institute of Accountancy, Taxand and Tolley has produced an outstanding ADIT course delivery indeed. I have taken quite a few number of professional and academic courses during my time and I can honestly say that the ones offered by the mentioned collaboration are among the very best. Besides, the exceptional exam results speak for themselves. I wish you to continue with the same passion for excellence.”

Allegiance Multi-Family Office and Trustees Ltd | Stathis Efstathiou, CEO | Cyprus

““Advanced Diploma in International Taxation” is a qualification that significantly boosted my personal knowledge as well as contributed to the enhancement of our company deliverables towards our clients.

The overall knowledge gained is exceptional, delivered in the best possible manner to us students by Pantelis Stylianes Institute, Taxand and Tolley in collaboration. Through personal experience, it is a qualification that has to be obtained by professional individuals who are involved in the Consultancy, Advisory and providence of services to multinational organizations, as well as High Net Worth Individuals.”

Pafilia Property Developers Ltd | Christoforos Panagi, ACA, CySeC, Cyprus Market Area Manager | Cyprus

ADIT – Your Premier Tax Qualification

ADIT is a globally recognised professional qualification accredited by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), the leading professional body in the United Kingdom dedicated to taxation. This challenging and rigorous professional qualification is ideal for senior level tax professionals, managers, and professionals as Lawyers, Accountants, Tax Advisers, Management Consultants, Financial Advisers and Notaries working towards a senior level in international tax. If you intend to pursue a career in international taxation – industry, commerce, private practice or the public sector, this is the qualification for you.
Over 1500 firms and organizations employ ADIT people around the world and the qualification is pursued in over 120 countries.
ADIT meets the demand, both in and out of Cyprus, for a specialist qualification for international tax practitioners in the corporate area. ADIT shows you have a high level of competence in international taxation and brings you the benefits of an internationally recognised qualification. The overall standard is comparable to the CTA in the UK. The ADIT examination is set by the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
The overall standard of ADIT is comparable to a postgraduate qualification. ADIT is a professional qualification intended for senior level tax professionals and managers, or people working towards a senior level in international tax. If you intend to pursue a career in international taxation -industry, commerce, private practice or the public sector, this is the qualification for you.
Pantelis Stylianides Institute of Accountancy Ltd and TAXAND Cyprus in partnership with Tolley Exam Training -Lexis Nexis offer this prestigious qualification in Cyprus. Upon successful completion of the program the holders of the ADIT qualification are entitled to use the designatory letters “ADIT” after their name, and will receive an ADIT Qualification Certificate.

Please note that all offered modules are subsidized by HRDA amounting to EUR 510 each and the number of participants is limited. As a result, we do have a policy of a first come first serve basis and therefore we highly appreciate your early registration to avoid any inconvenience.

Ready to take the next step?

Give yourself a clear advantage with a premier International Tax Credential

Pantelis Stylianides Institute of Accountancy has been in existence since 1990. The Institute is one of the leading tuition providers in Cyprus on the professional accounting qualification of ACCA and other accounting and related courses. All of our classes are of high standard with the main goal of student success. The whole lecture team consists of experienced professionals who are …

Taxand Cyprus Based in Nicosia, we are a boutique international tax firm. Although Taxand Cyprus was formed in 2006, we have over 40 years of experience as tax advisers. We are affable and approachable, work hard for our clients and aim to provide the highest possible quality of services in all areas of Cyprus and international taxation. Taxand Cyprus is a member firm of …

Tolley Exam Training – Lexis Nexis was established in 2003 by a group of tutors who felt passionate about providing a high quality training environment for all students sitting tax examinations. Since then it has grown and now has a nationwide presence in the UK, as well as running courses outside the UK. Tolley has supported the ADIT examination since its inception and is the only establishment to provide a full distance learning …

JUNE/DECEMBER 2022 Examination Pass Rates

Module 1 - Principles of International Taxation89%64%
Module 3.03 - Transfer Pricing Option91%81%
Module 2.03 - Cyprus Option85%65%

** Pass rates for those enrolled on the Guaranteed Pass Scheme

Commencement Dates Nicosia

Module 2.03:
Cyprus Option :  22 September, 2023

Module 3.03:
Transfer Pricing : 15 September, 2023

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