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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

ICAEW annual subscriptions 6 December 2018

ICAEW membership subscriptions are due by 1 January each year. Subscriptions need to be paid in full by this date otherwise your membership will be at risk.

Here is some information and links to various places on the ICAEW website to help you ensure your membership is retained. More information can be found on icaew.com

Fees and subscriptions

Your annual membership subscription is due on 1 January.

Being a member of ICAEW makes you part of a powerful global network of finance and business professionals. Your membership subscription enables ICAEW to continue to be a world leader of the accountancy and finance profession, and provide support to members at every stage of their career.

Membership Fees and subscriptions 2019

You will be able to access your subscription notice on the ICAEW website from 1 November 2018. If you are a student, subscriber or a general affiliate looking to pay outstanding fees please use our non-member payment area

Membership renewal

Your annual membership subscription is due on 1 January. Every year, ICAEW will contact you in November about your renewal. If your firm pays your subscription, ICAEW will contact them direct to request payment.

If you think you may be eligible for a reduced subscription rate due to low income, or life membership, please contact ICAEW immediately so that ICAEW can amend your membership grade and adjust your annual fee.

Failure to renew on time may result in disciplinary action. See the regulations, standards and guidance area for details.

Reduced subscriptions

If you are on a low income, due to redundancy or retirement, you may be eligible for a reduced subscription. This is often available to members who are on a career break too.

You can only apply for a reduced subscription rate when you renew your membership, which is due on 1 January every year. When the time comes, you can apply online or by calling ICAEW.

You will be asked what your annual income is. When awarding reduced subscription status, ICAEW will take into account all your income, including interest on investments and savings, rent from properties and dividends. However we exclude pensions and state benefits.

If you are granted a reduced subscription, it will run for a calendar year, regardless of any changes in circumstances. However, it cannot be back-dated, so if your income is reduced part-way through the year, ICAEW can’t amend your current subscription rate.

Find out more

Find out more on the ICAEW fees and subscriptions web page.

About Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

Northern Society of Chartered Accountants (NorSCA) represents 4,000 ICAEW members and ACA students working in business and the finance profession across the North East of England, Teesside, northern Yorkshire and Cumbria.

We have been assisting businesses in the north of England and producing chartered accountants for over 130 years.


There are over 1.7m chartered accountants around the world – talented, ethical and committed professionals who use their expertise to ensure we have a successful and sustainable future.

Over 149,000 of these are ICAEW Chartered Accountants. We train, develop and support each one of them so that they have the knowledge and values to help build local and global economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair.

We’ve been at the heart of the accountancy profession since we were founded in 1880 to ensure trust in business. We share our knowledge and insight with governments, regulators and business leaders worldwide as we believe accountancy is a force for positive economic change across the world.

ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) is a founder member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide and the Global Accounting Alliance.

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