How to Apply for ICBA Membership

Sign up now in 3 easy steps!

  • Make payment into the following bank account

    The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants NPC
    First National Bank – Rondebosch branch
    Bank code: 201509
    Account number: 6243 9833 204.

  • Email your form and proof of payment

    Email your form and proof of payment to enquiries@icba.org.za.  An invoice will be issued on receipt of fees.

Do you already have a qualification?

  • If you already hold a recognised qualification in finance, accounting, bookkeeping, business or office management, AND have our required amount of work experience, you may be awarded one of the ICBA Qualified Member statuses.

  • If you are renewing your Qualified Membership, please remember to include your CPD Tracking Form with your application as a minimum of 20 hours of CPD each year is a membership requirement.

  • Follow the steps 1 to 3 above and remember to include the supporting documentation.

The ICBA Admissions Board will assess all membership applications and will award levels of membership based on your qualification and relevant work experience.

If you are a student?

  • If you are studying towards a recognised financial, accounting, bookkeeping or office administration qualification but have not yet completed it, you can still apply to the ICBA – for Student Membership. You’ll get most of the ICBA member benefits except for the use of a designation.

Requirements for renewals, upgrades and new memberships

  • Renewals
    • CPD tracking form
    • Evidence of CPD points obtained
    • Proof of payment
  • Upgrade
    • Membership application form
    • Qualification certificate
    • Transcript of results
    • Detailed CV
    • Proof of payment
  • New Applications
    •  Membership application form
    • Qualification certificate
    • Transcript of results
    • Detailed CV
    • Copy of ID
    • SAQA evaluation letter (for foreign applicants)
    • Proof of payment