Become A Member

Membership Admission Process

Complete
Form

Complete the membership application form.

Application
Scrutiny

Applications scrutinised and reviewed by the Membership Committee.

Application
Approval

Application now goes to the Council for final approval.

Membership
Certificate

Member receives certificate appropriate to his or her category of membership.

A person shall not hold himself or herself out as a professional accountant, or designation likely to create the impression that he or she is a professional accountant, unless he or she is registered with the Institute as a professional accountant

Membership Categories

Since the inception of the new Accountants Act 2010, in April 2011, the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants had a lot to do in terms of implementing some of the items on the Act, at the same time BICA was born, the new BICA qualification was also born, and then came the introduction of new categories

Membership Upgrade

BICA has a provision for membership upgrades to allow its members to upgrade to other categories and they are as follows;

Membership Benefits

The following are the reasons why you must join us;

Membership Requirements

A person may apply to register as BICA member as either Accounting Technician or Professional Accountant. In order to be comply with the Accountant’s Act 2010, the following are the requirements to register with BICA as a member;

What Are The Implications Of Non Compliance?

A person shall not hold himself or herself out as a professional accountant, or designation likely to create the impression that he or she is a professional accountant, unless he or she is registered with the Institute as a professional accountant

A person who contravenes the provisions of subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding P500 000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or to both

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