The Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana


The Institute of Chartered Accountants

faculty-systemThe Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) was established by an Act of parliament, Act 170, in 1963.  It is the sole body charged with the regulation of the accountancy profession in Ghana.  Its members are the only persons recognized under the Companies Code (Act 179) 1963, for the purpose of audit of company accounts.  It is governed by a council of eleven chartered accountants.  The Council, headed by a President, holds office for a period of two (2) years.

Institute currently runs two distinct programmes.
(a) The Professional Programme.
(b) The Technician programme, known as Accounting Technician Scheme West Africa (ATSWA).

A candidate who successfully completes the professional programme and obtain a working experience in accountancy, approved by the Council of the |Institute., qualifies to use the designatory letter ‘CA’ after his/her name.



The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana)

Minister Tasks Accountants on Professional Conducts

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The Ghanaian Central Regional Minister Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has called on the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana (ICAG) to weed out bad accounting professionals whose attitude bring the association’s name into disrepute.

Speaking at the opening of the Annual General Meeting in Cape Coast on Tuesday, Tawiah Quansah said it was very disheartening to read and hear in newspapers and on radio that millions of cedis had been siphoned from public purse by the help of some accounting professionals.

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Ghana Needs Visionary Professionals - Minister

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Professor Naana Opoku Agyeman, the Minister of Education, on Saturday said the country’s economy needs dedicated and visionary professionals who are ready to make sacrifices to change the fortunes of the economy for national development.

She noted that there is the need to build human capital since it is critical to the country’s development and that, it is imperative to make in-roads to churn out competent and skilled professionals irrespective of the area of expertise.

This was in a statement read on her behalf at the 24th Graduation and Admission ceremony of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, in Accra.

The ceremony witnessed the graduation of 297 qualified chartered accountants, with 43 graduating from the Accounting Technicians Scheme of West Africa. Fifty-one others graduated in chartered Diploma courses whilst 296 were inducted into the membership of the institute.

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President leads ICAG delegation to 3rd ACOA 2015, Mauritius

Prof. K.B. Omane-Antwi, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), (ICAG), leads a delegation to the 3rd Africa Congress of Accountants in Mauritius from 12th to 14th May 2015.

The congress is being organized by the Pan-African Federation of Accountants (PAFA), Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants (MIPA) and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

The theme for the conference is, "Rising Africa: Partnering for results."

Leaders from the African and international accountancy, finance and business sectors around the globe, will converge at Mauritius for the 3rd Africa Congress of Accountants. ICAG continues to play a role in Africa.

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2015 CPD Calendar



Forms and Downloads

Student Services Flyer Student Services Flyer 18.02.15 - Student Services Flyer - Click here to ...
Graduation Payment Form Graduation Payment Form 26.01.15 - Graduation Payment Form - click here to ...
ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA 11.11.14 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants (...
CA Student Registration Form CA Student Registration Form 25.07.14 - CA Student Registration Form. Click he...
Exemption Form Exemption Form 25.07.14 - Exemption Form. Click here to download
Application Form - CA Application Form - CA 25.07.14 - Application forms CA Members. Click he...
Application Form - Practicing Application Form - Practicing 25.07.14 - Application Form -  Practising Me...
Professional Affiliation Professional Affiliation 25.07.14 - Application Forms -  Professional Aff...
Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members 12.08.11 - THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS BILL, 2009 Me...

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