ICAI’s Annual Membership/ COP Fee applicable for Financial Year 2023-24 payable by Members latest by 30/09/2023, plus GST, as per revised fee structure:
|S.N.||Particulars of Membership/ COP fee payable by ICAI Members for FY 2023-24||Amount including 18% GST (Rs.)|
|1||Annual Membership Fee payable under Regulation 6(1)|
|i) as an Associate Member (Rs. 1500 + Rs. 270)||1,770|
|ii) as a Fellow Member (Rs. 3000 + Rs. 540)||3,540|
|2||Annual Membership Fee + Certificate of Practice (COP) fee payable under Regulation 6(2)|
|i) as an Associate Member (Rs. 1500+ Rs. 3000 + Rs. 810)||5,310|
|ii) as a Fellow Member (Rs. 3000 + Rs. 4000 + Rs. 1260)||8,260|
|3||Membership Fee for those who are not holding COP and are having age of 60 years and above as on 01/04/2023|
|a) Associate Members (Rs. 1100 + Rs. 198)||1,298|
|b) Fellow Members (Rs. 2300 + Rs. 414)||2,714|
Besides, other applicable fees for ICAI Members are as under:
|S.N.||Particulars of Other Fee payable by ICAI Members||Amount including 18% GST (Rs.)|
|1||Entrance Fee payable under regulation 5|
|i) as an Associate (Rs. 2000 + Rs. 360)||2,360|
|ii) as a Fellow (Rs. 2500 + Rs. 450)||2,950|
|2||Fee for restoration of name in the Register of Members payable under Regulation 6(3)|
|i) within 3 years of removal (Rs. 1200 + Rs. 216)||1,416|
|ii) after 3 years of removal but before 5|
years (Rs. 3000 + Rs. 540)
|iii) after 5 years of removal (Rs. 4000 + Rs. 720)||4,740|
It may be noted that ICAI is promoting ‘I GO GREEN with ICAI’ scheme, under which Member can opt for e-journal and get a discount of Rs 590 (including 18% GST) on total amount of Membership Fees. However, in the case of Members staying abroad, AirMail charges payable for CA Journal are Rs 2,478/- including GST (not applicable if member opts for e-journal).
Also that revised fee scales for all Members in practice are the same, i.e. now there is no differentiation of fee based on age for members holding COP, like which was prevalent till 2016-17. However, for those who are not in practice, concessional membership fee is applicable, if he/ she has attained age of 60 years and above as on 1 April of respective Financial Year, i.e. as on 01/04/2023 for FY 2023-24.
ICAI Circular dated 26/05/2023: Annual Fee Circular FY 2023-24
ICAI’s User Manual for Payment of Annual Membership/ COP Fee at SSP Portal
ICAI Notification dated 09/02/2017: Revised ICAI Membership/ COP Fee payable w.e.f. 01/04/2017
Procedure for Payment of Annual Membership/ COP Fees of Partner by the Firm
ICAI has prescribed the procedure to be followed for Payment of Annual Membership/ COP Fees which is payable in respect of a Partner by the Firm, as under:
First, the Partner has to give consent for payment of fees by the Firm through his login on SSP. Click “Pay Now/ Give consent” > Select Yes (see screenshot) > Select Firm > select Journal Type > Check details > select “I agree” > Submit.
After that HI (Head Incharge) of the Firm will login to his account on SSP > will click “Firm Function” > will click “ICAI Bulk Renewal Form for HI” > will click on “Bulk Renewal Form” > will select FRN > select check box “Make payment for Partners” > Click “Proceed” > Details of the Partners who have provided their consent will appear > Proceed and make payment.
Online Payment of Fee at Self-Service Portal (SSP)
Advance Payment of Membership Fee for 10 years
ICAI provides an option to pay advance Membership/ COP fee for 10 years along with GST as a final payment and in case of any shortfall owing to revision of fee in future; their Name/ COP will not be removed from the register of members on account of such revision.
Further, Members may also note that in case the advance fees has been paid in the past, the balance fees/ difference of the fee becomes payable in the current financial year. In other words payment of balance fee/ difference in fee is a must for renewal of membership/ certificate of practice, as the case may be.
It may be noted that an ACA who has paid advance membership fee for a period not exceeding 10 years and at a later stage opt for FCA status then the member is required to pay difference fee (the difference of fee in conversion from ACA to FCA and Fellow Member Admission Fee) for the remaining period.
ICAI Announcement dt. 05/06/2020: Advance Payment of Membership Fee for 10 years