Application for registration as a Registered Auditor is made on Form 1. This form is available on our website and should be printed, completed, signed, and thereafter scanned and emailed to us at email@example.com together with your proof of payment, copy of your ID, copy of the letter from SAICA discharging you from your training contract, copy of proof of good standing with SAICA, your Police Clearance Certificate and any other documentation that may be required.
Please ensure that you timeously approach the SAPS for your Police Clearance Certificate to ensure that your application is not delayed.
Application for registration as a Registered Auditor may not be made through the website.
The registration fee for the period 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 is R13,500 and this fee is not pro-rated during the course of the year.
If you are joining an existing registered audit firm, please also complete Form 1A.
If you wish to register a new audit firm, or should you wish to open a new branch of an existing firm, please read the section on Firm Registration on this website and complete Form 2, and for new branches, Form 2A.
If you perform assurance work, you must be linked to a registered audit firm, even if you are a sole proprietor.
The IRBA’s bank details are as follows:
Bank: Standard Bank
Branch Code: 018505
Account Number: 221290532
Please attach the confirmation of your electronic payment to your application form.
Please note that Act 26 of 2005 does not provide for non-resident registration.
Submission of an incomplete application form, or the wrong fees, will cause delays.
If it has been more than three years since you
whichever is the later date, you must, together with your application, submit a brief CV detailing your professional history as well as evidence of CPD undertaken for the past three years. You must also submit a brief letter motivating why you now seek registration with the IRBA.
If you are joining an existing firm, please also submit a letter from the Senior Partner or equivalent of the firm confirming your position in the firm and your audit proficiency.
Your application will be assessed and you might be required to attend an interview with the IRBA’s Proficiency Assessment Panel. This means that your application may take longer to process.
If you are requested to attend an interview, an additional fee of R2,640 is applicable in respect of the year ending 31 March 2024.
On approval of your application, you will receive a letter confirming your registration.
Once your registration has been approved at the next Board meeting following the date of your registration, you will receive your Certificate of Registration which is valid until registration is terminated.
If you need any assistance completing the forms, please address your queries to the Manager: Registrations, Caroline Garbutt, at firstname.lastname@example.org or +27 10 496 0547 / +27 10 496 0600.