Member Not in Practice
An Application for Membership for persons who do not intend to be in public practice must be completed by non-members, by former members who were delisted for more than 3 years or by members of another Institute seeking membership on a reciprocal basis. Applications must be submitted via the ICATT website here. The form requires a clear statement of relevant experience and must be accompanied by two (2) references, at least one of whom is a member of ICATT in good standing and payment online of the requisite fees.
To apply person one must be:-
- over the age of 18
- a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, a resident of Trinidad and Tobago under the Immigration Act, a citizen of CARICOM or one who qualifies for reciprocal membership
- one who has passed such examination as may from time to time be prescribed by the Council, and can show to the satisfaction of Council that he has the approved accountancy experience, and has satisfied the Council of his having fulfilled the conditions made by Council from time to time;
- who is a member in good standing of an IFAC member body approved by Council and has satisfied the Council of his having fulfilled the conditions made by Council from time to time.
- “Approved Accountancy Experience” means completed training of at least 3,000 hours over a minimum of 3 years, but a maximum of 5 years in the office of a practising accountant or in a responsible position in commerce, industry or government service or any combination thereof, provided that the individual has satisfied the Council as to his professional attainment or experience.
Qualifications by the following bodies are considered by the Council of ICATT as meeting our requirements:
(i) The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. (ICAEW)
(ii) The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)
(iii) The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI)
(iv) The provincial Institute of Chartered Accountants in Canada (CMA)
(v) The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA)
(vi) The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
(vii) The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
(viii) The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
(viiii) The Chartered Professional Accountants Canada – (CPA Canada: comprises the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (ICANS), the Certified General Accountants of Nova Scotia (CGA Nova Scotia) and the Certified Management Accountants of Nova Scotia (CMA Nova Scotia)
Such other bodies of Accountants as may from time to time be recommended by the Council and approved by the Institute in general meeting.