ICPAU Online Registration 2022/2023 Application Portal, Requirements & Fees

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ICPAU Registration 2022: This article provides detailed information on how to register for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

ICPAU Online Registration

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) is the National Professional Accountancy body that regulates and maintains the standard of accountancy in Uganda. We also prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practicing accountants in Uganda.

ICPAU is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) as well as being a founder member of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).

As part of the East African Community (EAC) Common Market Protocol, ICPAU signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with the other East African Community Institutes of Accountants (EACIAs). These are L’Ordre des Professionnels Comptables (OPC), Burundi; Institute of Certified public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK); the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR); and National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), Tanzania.

ICPAU Membership

ICPAU has over 3,000 registered members and over 8,000 active students going through the Institute’s examinations scheme at various levels of completion.

As a member of IFAC, ICPAU attests to the seven (7) Statements of Membership Obligations (SMOs) which set the fundamentals of accountancy profession around the world. These are about;

  • SMO 1 – Quality Assurance
  • SMO 2 – International Education Standards for Professional Accountants
  • SMO 3 – International Standards on Auditing
  • SMO 4 – Code of ethics
  • SMO 5 – International Public Sector Standards
  • SMO 6 – Investigation and Discipline
  • SMO 7 – International Financial Reporting Standards

In pursuance of Functions enshrined in the Accountants Act and IFAC SMOs, the Responsibility of the Institute also includes the following, among others;

  • Issues practising certificates to accountants that would like to offer services to the public,
  • Conducts continuous professional education to ensure that members keep up to date with the developments in the profession,
  • Sets examinations for the aspiring accountants who will gradually become certified public accountants of Uganda [CPA(U)], and
  • Does whatever is required of the accountancy profession with due regard to public interest.

ICPAU Registration 2022

1. Requirements for Studentship Application.

  1. Before you proceed to fill the form, make sure you have the following:
    1. A scanned copy of your original ID(National ID or Passport details page).
    1. Softcopy of coloured passport size photograph with a white background in any of the following formats png | jpg | jpeg | tiff | bmp.
    1. A scanned copy of your original work/refuge/student/dependant/residence permit/card/pass is compulsory for Non-East African applicants.
    1. Scanned copies of your original academic transcripts/pass slips.
    1. Scanned copies of academic documents MUST have all faces as the original thus front & back pages.
    1. Academic documents MUST be in pdf format.
    1. Files to be uploaded must NOT exceed 8 MB.
  2. The names to be entered for this application must agree with names on all supporting documents. Any change must be supported by a legal document(e.g Marriage certificate, affidavit with deed poll)
  3. The declaration by the referee must be made by one of the following:
    1. Your employer.
    1. A training institution.
    1. A member of a reputable profession.
    1. A person in position of responsibility.

ALSO CHECK: KASNEB Online Registration 2022 Application Portal

NOTE: The referee must NOT be a close relative.

  • All fields with * are mandatory and must be properly filled in for the application to progress.
  • ICPAU reserves the right not to register and/or de-register any individual who in its opinion is not a fit and proper person for the accountancy profession in Uganda.

2. Make ICPAU payment after completing your online application.

  1. Use your application number to make payment using any of the following means:
    1. Banks
    1. Mobile Money.

3. Confirmation of Your Application.

  1. After making payment, present the following documents at ICPAU offices.
    1. Printed copy of your application form that will be presented to you at the end of your online application duly signed by a referee.
    1. Originals and photocopies of all supporting documents(academic documents and Identity cards).
    1. Two(2) coloured passport size photographs with white background. Express photos are not acceptable.

4. ICPAU Fees structure

SnGroupRegistration fees (UGX)
1CPA130,000 /=
2CTA160,000 /=
3ATD110,000 /=

ICPAU Online Registration Portal

To register for ICPAU, visit portal here: https://icpauportal.com

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