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National accounting bodies within the Caribbean region are eligible to join the ICAC provided that they meet the criteria for membership set out herein. Affiliate Membership is open to accountancy, regulatory, certification and monitoring bodies of regional and international stature.

Associate Membership is open to professional accountancy bodies within the region that do not yet meet all the criteria to be admitted as members but demonstrate a commitment to meeting such criteria and progressing to full membership.

Members, Affiliates and Associates are afforded the opportunity to actively participate in the formulation of and decision-making process as it relates to policies that affect the accountancy profession in the Caribbean. They also benefit from the collective experience of the region in addressing issues affecting the profession regionally and globally.

In order to obtain membership within the regional umbrella grouping of the ICAC, a member Institute or Association should demonstrate that:

  • Its mission and objectives are aligned with the mission and objectives of the ICAC.
  • It is a registered supervisory body with an established governance structure and aneffective regulatory framework for the accounting profession within its jurisdiction.
  • It has adopted IFAC’s International Education Guidelines and other internationally acceptable accounting and auditing standards.
  • Its mission and objectives are aligned with the mission and objectives of the ICAC.
  • It is a registered supervisory body with an established governance structure and aneffective regulatory framework for the accounting profession within its jurisdiction.
  • It has adopted IFAC’s International Education Guidelines and other internationally acceptable accounting and auditing standards.
  • It is actively involved in developing and enhancing the accountancy professionin its jurisdiction through the promotion of continuing professional education,professional standards and ethics, practice monitoring, quality assurance andinternational standards and best practices.

Members, Associates and Affiliates of the ICAC are required to:

  • Maintain good standing and demonstrate commitment to fulfilling ICAC’s requirements for members
  • Demonstrate compliance with the rules and regulations of the ICAC
  • Support ICAC’s mission, strategic objectives and programs
  • Maintain internationally acceptable standards of best practices for the accountancy profession
  • Demonstrate a commitment to fulfill the International Federation of Accountants’
  • Statements of Membership Obligations (SMOs)

The membership of the ICAC comprises:

Members

  • The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Belize
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago

Affiliate Members

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Associate Member

  • Suriname Institute of Chartered Accountants (SUVA)

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