ICAI Guidelines on Manner of Signing of CA Certificates

Manner of Signing of CA Certificates: ICAI Guidelines/ Announcement dt.5th Feb., 2016

With a view to bring uniformity in the manner of signing of CA certificates, the ICAI has prescribed the ICAI members to include certain information / details in their “Signatures” on the CA certificates issued by them.

In fact the ICAI has considered/ reviewed the issue relating to manner of signing of CA Certificates/ certificates issued by Chartered Accountants and noted that presently different practices were in vogue in respect of the manner of signing thereof.

With a view to bring uniformity in the manner of signing of CA certificates, the ICAI has prescribed the ICAI members to include (in addition to any other requirements in this regard prescribed by the relevant law or regulation under which the certificate is being issued) the following details in their “Signatures” on the CA certificates issued by them:

i) Name of the CA firm*

ii) Firm Registration Number (FRN)*

iii) Name of the member

iv) Designation (Partner/Proprietor)

v) Membership Number

* Where applicable/so allotted by ICAI

ICAI Announcement dt. 5th Feb., 2016

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