Membership Requirements

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

The applicant must possess at least three (3) years of relevant experience and at the time of his application for membership —

(a)       had passed the final examination in accountancy of one of the followings:

(i)        the Singapore Polytechnic for the professional diploma and for the degree course in accountancy for the years 1961 to 1969;

(ii)       the University of Singapore for the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy;

(iii)      the Nanyang University of Singapore for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) or Bachelor of Accountancy;

(iv)      the National University of Singapore for the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy;

(v)       the Nanyang Technological Institute for the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy;

(vi)      the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (formerly known as the Singapore Society of Accountants) — Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom Joint Scheme;

(vii)     the Nanyang Technological University for the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy or Master of Business Administration (Accountancy);

(viii)    the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore Professional Examination; or

(ix)       the Singapore Management University for the degree of Bachelor of Accountancy or Master of Professional Accountancy; or

(b)       had passed the final examination in accountancy of one of the followings or its recognised equivalent:

(i)        the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS);

(ii)       the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW);

(iii)      the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI);

(iv)      the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (formerly known as the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants);

(v)       the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA);

(vi)      CPA Australia (formerly known as the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants);

(vii)     the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand (ICANZ) (formerly known as the New Zealand Society of Accountants);

(viii)    the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA);

(ix)       the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); or

(x)        the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom (CIMA);

(xi)  the Association of International Accountants (AIA) of the United Kingdom; and

other qualifying examinations as required under the Accountants Act (Cap. 2).