Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka is one of the major and senior most professional accounting organizations in Sri Lanka, which is maintained over 4,300 chartered accountants. This CA Sri Lanka Institute was recognized by Act of Parliament on January 30, No. 23 of 1959 as the sole organization with the right to award the Chartered Accountant designation in Sri Lanka. The Institute issues capacity to gain knowledge and guidance to the accountancy and finance profession in Sri Lanka and also globally.

        In September 2009, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and NIA (National Institute of Accountants) Australia have entered into a Mutual recognition agreement (MRA). Because to get additional development in the relation between these two institutes and create the guidelines on how qualified members can get mutual membership. If you are eligible for CA Sri Lanka then you can also become CPA Australia member under the Mutual recognition agreement.

The following steps are used to become a member in CA Sri Lanka:

1. Verify your eligibility

  • Hold a degree similar to at least 5 years of work experience in professional accounting.
  • You have to pass the examinations and practical experience requirement of CA Sri Lanka with better score.  
  • CA Sri Lanka has not obtained your membership during another MRA.

2. Complete your application

  • Qualified certificates of your official degree.
  • Your CA Sri Lanka membership credential and examination result.
  • Letter of better positioning from CA Sri Lanka, this is dated not to be more than one year to the application.
  • This application form should contain: the date you joined CA Sri Lanka, the date you advanced to your current membership level, verification that you are not currently subject to any disciplinary sanctions or investigation, and have not been subject to any disciplinary sanctions in the past 5 years.

3. You have to submit your application

4. For the process your application will take approximately 10 to 15 working days. Once they finalize the estimation of your application, they will send you an email advising you of your assessment outcome.

             Finally you have to get the membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. The importance of investing early and saving for the future will be the best part at a seminar organized by the Students Society of the CA Sri Lanka scheduled to be held on Monday, 24th February 2014.

Contat Details:

30A, Malalasekera Mawatha,
Colombo 7, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: +94-11-2352000 (General),
Telephone: +94-11-2352099 (Student Inquiries),
Fax: +94-11-2352060,