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)

Change of Date – ICAG Public Lecture

The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) wishes to inform all members, students and the general public of the change of date of the public lecture on “The Impact of Volatilities of Crude Oil Prices on the Ghanaian Economy”.  

The new schedule is as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 19th October, 2016
Venue: Auditorium of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Accra
Time: 3.00 pm to 6.00pm

The speaker is Dr. Joseph Asenso – Head (Energy, Oil & Gas Unit) of the Real Sector Division, Ministry of Finance. The lecture would be chaired by Mr. Christian Sottie, President of ICAG.

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Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI)

Kingdom of Lesotho
Lesotho Institute of Accountants - Operationalisation of Lesotho Professional Accountancy Programme

EDF Poverty Reduction Budget Support Phase II (FED022-701) Request for Expressions of Interest (EoI) The Institute wishes to engage a consultant or consultants to provide quality assurance support to the initial stages of the examinations for its new professional qualifications structure. Background The Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) was established under the Accountants Act of 1977.

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A reputable Public Organization invites applications for the position of Deputy Director of Finance to develop and implement financial strategies, processes and internal controls which minimize risk and support the organization to manage costs and increase financial efficiency.

 Develops and implements financial and accounting policies and preparation of the Organisation's final accounts
 Coordinates the preparation of annual budgets for the Organisation
 Monitors and drives alignment between actual performance and budget for the Organisation and initiates necessary corrective actions and opportunities to leverage financial resources and achieve overall financial objectives.
 Implements the Organisation’s internal control procedures to ensure that all payments and receipts have duly complied with relevant policies and procedures.

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) wishes to inform all students preparing for the NOVEMBER 2016 Professional Examinations that registration begins on 1ST AUGUST-30TH SEPTEMBER, 2016


Registration forms are obtainable on our website:


  1. Accra: Zenith College
  2. All Regional Capitals
  3. London: Ghana High Commission
  4. New York: Office of the Ghana Mission to the U.N
  5. Liberia: Monrovia
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2016 CPD Calendar



Forms and Downloads

CA Student Registration Form 2016 CA Student Registration Form 2016 12.01.16 - CA Student Registration Form. Click he...
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 (...
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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