The Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana


The Institute of Chartered Accountants

scool-icaghThe 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)

Admissions! Admissions!! Admissions!!!


Classes for November 2017 CA Professional Examinations Continuing and new students should kindly note that the classes for the November, 2017 examinations starts on July 4th, 2017. Sessions are:   

  • Morning- (Monday – Friday)
  • Evening- (Monday – Friday)
  • Weekends; Saturdays - Sundays   

REGISTRATION IS IN PROGRESS. The College re-opens on Monday, 4th July 2017.

For further enquiries, please contact: Tel: 0500536830 / 0269692941

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Instruction to Access Authority to Sit Note

Please see below instruction to access Authority to Sit for Examination

  1. Click on Authority to Sit on bottom right
  2. Enter Student Number
  3. Follow the instructions on the page to obtain an outline of your Authority to Sit.
  4. Wait for your Authority to Sit to load.
  5. Check if all the papers you wish to write are correctly stated.
  6. Simultaneous press ctrl and p to pop-up the print screen.
  7. Click print to print a copy.
  8. Click logout to complete the process.


| Date: 31st May-1st June, 2017 | Venue: G.M. Afeti Auditorium, Ho Technical University |

Theme: Transformation of Ghana’s economy @ 60


  • The state of the Ghanaian economy @ 60: Opportunities for investment, an outlook on inflation, interest & exchange rates
  • The Accountant’s role in Ghana’s economic transformation
  • Research, development and economic sustainability in transforming Ghana’s economy in the next decade
  • Curbing corruption and creating fiscal space

| Conference fee per participant: GH¢700 |

For further enquiries, sponsorship and registration, please contact: John Hansen (0208920373)

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2017 CPD Calendar



Forms and Downloads

May 2017 Professional Examinations 09.02.17 - REGISTRATION FORMS: Download registratio...
Exemption Form Exemption Form 12.01.17 - Exemption Form. Click here to download
Application Form - CA Application Form - CA 12.01.17 - Application forms CA Members. Click he...
Application Form - Practicing Application Form - Practicing 12.01.17 - Application Form -  Practising Me...
Professional Affiliation Professional Affiliation 12.01.17 - Application Forms -  Professional...
CA Student Registration Form 2017 CA Student Registration Form 2017 12.01.17 - CA Student Registration Form. Click he...
Graduation Payment Form Graduation Payment Form 12.01.17 - Graduation Payment Form - click here to ...
Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members 12.01.17 - THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS BILL, 2009 Me...
ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA 11.11.14 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants (...

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