Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) is the nationwide specialized accountancy body in Bangladesh and has approximately 1,400 members.  It is an only institution to award the Chartered Accountant designation.

Under order of 1973 Bangladesh Chartered Accountants was recognized. The department of Commerce, administration of the People's Republic of Bangladesh is the management office of the ICAB.Mission of ICAB is growth in leadership, improvement and coordination for accountancy profession in Bangladesh which offers quality services in this profession. Dhaka and Chittagong are two regional offices of ICAB

ICAB's Aims and Objectives

ICAB will follow the following objectives:

  • Manage the Accounting Profession and matters linked there with in the country
  • Manage its members and students
  • Ensure the members have sound professional ethics and code of conduct

ICAB provides training and professional knowledge in

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Corporate Laws
  •  Management Consultancy
  • Information Technology

ICAB's Management

The council of ICAB has highest Authority in charge for administration and management of the Institute. Every three year the council members choose 20 members to form two regional constituencies in Bangladesh. The Council is lead by a chosen President who is the Chief Executive of the institute. President and vice-president are chosen by council members every year, who manages affairs of the institute.

It is a member of:

  • The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
  • The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
  • The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA)
  • The South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA)
  • The Asia Oceania Tax Consultants' Association (AOTCA)


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh

Chartered Accountant Bhaban, 100 Kazi Nazurl Islam Avenue

Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Telephone: +880 2 9115340, 9117521, 9137847 (Off.)
+880 2 9336206 (Res)

Fax: 880 2 8119399