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Q - What does one need to do in order to be recognised as an accountant in Uganda?

A - In order to gain recognition as an accountant you need to have completed the following accounting courses.

Q - What course does ICPAU offer?

A - We offer two courses namely:
1. Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (CPA(U)) and
2. Accounting Technicians Certificate of Uganda (ATC(U))

Q – What do I need to enroll?
A – The following are the entry requirements for the respective courses:

Certified Public Accountants of Uganda - CPA(U)

Entry Requirements (any of the following):
1. A Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with three principal passes where one must be of at least grade “D” or its equivalent; Or two principal passes of at least grade “D” or the equivalent, plus a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 credits including English Languages and Mathematics.

2. Degree, diploma or certificate from a recognized university, tertiary institution or professional body.

Accounting Technicians Certificate of Uganda - ATC(U)

Entry Requirements (any of the following):
1. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least one principal pass or the equivalent. In addition, the applicant must have one of the following:

(a) A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least division 3 or the equivalent, including passes in English and Mathematics.

(b) UNEB Group Certificate of Business Education of at least stage two.

(c) Other certificates from recognized institutions.

2. Mature age Entry Certificate obtained from a recognised public university
Q – Where does the training take place?
A – ICPAU is an examining body that only handles registration and examinations
Teaching is done other institutions like DATAMINE, MAT, MAP, MUBS, MTAC, TEAM, BETHEL, CPD, Catholic Social Training Centre, Rubaga among others.

Q – What is the cost of registration?
A – Registration for CPA(U) is Ushs 120,000/= and ATC(U) Ushs 100,000/=

Q - How do I register to get an account on the ICPAU website?
A - If you are a student or member of ICPAU, you will receive an offcial communication with the details for registartion. Note that your web ID and password are personal and CONFIDENTIAL.  If you have NOT received any communication to this effect, and you have CLEARED YOUR OBLIGATIONS as a member or student for the current period please contact ICPAU by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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