How To Register For ICAN Examination In Nigeria 


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria popularly called ICAN is a professional accountancy body in Nigeria.
It is one of the two professional accountancy associations with regulatory authority in Nigeria. 
The purpose of ICAN is to encourage professionalism in accountancy in Nigeria.

ICAN's motto is "Accuracy and Integrity" and was established in 1965, ICAN has based its practices on those of British chartered accountancy institutes.

ICAN is affiliated to the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC),The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and The Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA).

This post contains the steps on how to register for ICAN Examination in Nigeria.

How To Register For ICAN Examination In Nigeria 

Approved Qualifications For Registration As A Student

  • a) Five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination, General Certificate of Education or Senior Secondary Certificate Examination in not more than two sittings.
  • b) Ordinary National Diploma of any Polytechnic recognized by the Council of the Institute.
  • c) National Certificate of Education (NCE) from any College of Education.
  • d) Any other relevant qualification approved by the Institute
How To Register Yourself For ICAN Examination In Nigeria 

  • 1. Buy pin voucher from Zenith or Fidelity Bank for N6,000.
  • 2. Use the information on the Pin Voucher to log on ICAN Website. 
  • 3. Click on to ATS Students registration and fill your data on the form. 
  • 4. Obtain a colored passport photograph of yourself. Scan the passport photograph on the form.
  • 5. Click twice on "submit" to submit the application form online. 
  • 6. Print out a copy of the application form.
  • 7. Append your signature on the printed application form.
  • 8.Get a chartered accountant/ AAT member as your referee or sponsor.   
  • 9. Provide his or her membership number,name and phone number on the form. 
  • 10. Take the printed copy of the completed application & the photocopy of your credentials to your referee or sponsor for certification or endorsement.
  • 11. Attach the following:
(a) Photocopy of WASC/NECO certificate or computer print out/scratch pin voucher where you are using statement of result,OND, NCE & others. 
(b) Original copy of the Pin Voucher.
(c) Two copies of certified passport photographs.
(d) Three self addressed envelopes with N50,00 Stamp affixed on each of them. 
(e) Photocopy of your birth certificate or a sworn affidavit. 
(f) Original copy of the Bank Teller.

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  • 12. Submit a copy with attachment to Students Education and training department at 82 Murtala Mohammed way (opposite Denton Police Station) Ebute Meta Lagos. Change of name will not be entertained after registration. ICAN Official Website -