To apply for an ICBA membership, you will need the following:

  • Qualifications: Qualified ICBA members must hold an NQF Level 3 or higher qualification in finance, accounting, bookkeeping, business or office management (subject to approval by the ICBA). Student members need to show proof of student registration.

  • Work Experience: Qualified members must have a specific amount of work experience or experiential learning behind them. As part of your ICBA membership application you will be asked to fill in a logbook. The ICBA will assess this when considering you for membership.

  • Membership fees: Your annual membership fee must be paid in order to use ICBA designations and receive member benefits.

  • Continuing Professional Development hours (CPD): To retain your ICBA membership, you need to complete at least 20 hours of professional learning every year.


Website link: https://www.icba.org.za/membership-requirements/