Institute of Chartered Accountant Registration Requirements


Institute of Chartered Accountant registration requirements | The Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana (ICAGH) registration requirements.

I believe you visited this page because you want to know the Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana registration requirements. The registration requirements cover for studentship, regular entry and mature students who want to enrol in the Institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana (ICAGH).

ICAGH Studentship Registration Requirements

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  • Original & photocopy of Birth certificate or any birth identity.
  • 3 passport size photographs (one should be endorsed by witness).
  • Original & photocopy of Educational certificates – SSSCE, HND, Diploma,first or second degree and a transcript where applicable.

Note:  Original documents would be returned to you after vetting.

Forms should be accompanied with the registration fee.

Regular Entry Registration Requirements

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be fit and of sound mind and body
  • Possess any of the following basic educational requirements:
    • 5 GCE ‘O’ level credits or
    • 5 RSA II or
    • 5 General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)
    • 5 WASSCE passes including English Language and Mathematics
  • Plus any of the following:
    • 3 ‘A’ level passes with at least grade ‘D’ in one subject excluding General Paper, or
    • 3 RSA III/LCCI III or ABCE, or
    • DBS (accounting/secretarial option), or
    • Teacher’s Diploma, Dip in Public Finance and Accountancy, HND, Diploma from any recognized university, Teachers’ Post-Sec Certificate, etc.
    • Degree from recognized university or Accountancy qualification from a recognized accountancy body (ACCA, CIMA, etc), or
    • 6 WASSCE passes with at least aggregate 20 including English Lang and Mathematics, or
    • 6 GBCE passes with at least aggregate 20 including English and Mathematics.

ICAGH Entry Requirements for Mature Students

  • Be at least 25 years old
  • Possess at any of the following educational requirements:
    • At least 5 ‘O’ level credits, or
    • 5 RSA II or GBCE or WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics
  • Plus any of the following:
    • 2 ‘A’ level passes excluding General Paper
    • 2 RSA III/ABCE or
    • 2 LCCI stage III passes
    • Relevant working experience in an Accounts or Audit office for a minimum of three years
    • Provide employer written confirmation of work experience as prescribed
    • Any other qualification acceptable to the Institute
  • Evidence of date of birth
  • Provide any of the following:
    • Original birth certificate
    • Relevant page of passport
    • Baptismal certificate
    • Driver’s license

In addition to the above documents, 2 endorsed passport pictures should be included.

Please note that applicants are expected to register as students of ICAG to qualify to write the examinations.


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