Adjustment to Singapore CA Qualification Fees
Since its launch in July 2013, the Singapore CA Qualification continues to shape itself as a unique platform for the nurturing of well-rounded accountancy professionals who possess both technical and leadership competencies. With a need to ensure that the programme remains sustainable in light of increasing operating costs, the Singapore CA Qualification module fees will be adjusted with effect from 1 September 2016.
|Fees from 1 Sep 2016 |
|One-time Registration / Application Fee (non-refundable)||$100||$100|
|Annual Candidature Fee (non-refundable)||$100||$100|
|Professional Programme Modules|
|Ethics and Professionalism Module* (non-refundable)||$300||$300|
|Financial Reporting Module** (non-refundable)||$900||$1300|
|Assurance Module** (non-refundable)||$900||$1300|
|Business Value, Governance and Risk Module** (non-refundable)||$900||$1300|
|Taxation Module** (non-refundable)||$900||$1300|
|Integrative Business Solutions Module***||$900||$1300|
* Online module; without learning materials, examinations and workshops.
** Fee includes learning materials (Candidate Learning Pack and Practice Workbook) and the written examinations. It is a self-study programme.
*** Fee includes learning materials (Candidate Learning Pack and materials for Workshops), the written examinations, and three Workshops. It is a self-study programme.
**** Assuming the Candidate passes the module at each attempt.
The fee adjustment applies to:
• New Singapore CA Qualification Candidates who apply to enter into the Singapore CA Qualification from 1 September 2016;
• Candidates who are currently under suspension and whose suspensions are lifted from 1 September 2016 onwards; and
• Candidates who become suspended after 1 September 2016 and whose suspensions are lifted after 1 September 2016.
Existing active Singapore CA Qualification Candidates as at 31 August 2016 who will be enrolling for Singapore CA Qualification modules in July 2016 and beyond will continue to pay the current fees. Module fees for the Singapore CA Qualification (Foundation) remain the same and are not affected by the fee adjustment.
For more information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.
Availability of Training Grants
Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs) are eligible to apply for grants through the WDA SkillsConnect and the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme.
Please visit the following websites for more details:
In addition, Singapore CA Qualification Candidates who are eligible can apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award for the Accountancy Sector, or tap on the SkillsFuture Credits. For more information on the award, credits, and the eligibility criteria, please visit: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/studyawards/accountancy
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Which Singapore CA Qualification modules will be affected by the fee adjustment?
The fee adjustment relates to the Singapore CA Qualification technical and capstone modules. While the Ethics and Professional module fee will remain unchanged at $300, the technical and IB modules will be adjusted from $900 to $1,300 each.
I am a Singapore CA Qualification Candidate currently undertaking the Singapore CA Qualification and/or Singapore CA Qualification (Foundation). Will the adjusted fees apply to me?
As long as you are an existing Singapore CA Qualification Candidate on or before 31 August 2016, you will continue to be eligible to pay the current fees for all the Singapore CA Qualification modules throughout your entire candidature.
I am currently in my final year in university. Will the current fees still apply to me?
The new adjusted fees will apply to anyone who apply to be Singapore CA Qualification Candidates from 1 September 2016.
For Singapore CA Qualification Candidates who registered before the cut-off date of 1 September 2016, but did not pay the annual candidature fees, will they have to pay the adjusted fees?
Candidates who have not paid the annual candidature fee will be suspended under the existing rules. When they re-embark on the programme upon having their suspensions lifted, the new adjusted fees will apply to them.