Barbados and the rest of the world are currently grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic.  As we navigate during this uncertain and disruptive situation, 
ICAB will be following the implementation stages of the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan published by the Government of Barbados (GOB).  

Guidance from the Government of Barbados will continue to be monitored and protocols will be updated and communicated accordingly.

You are reminded to follow the official guidance of the GOB, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other recognised health agencies.

Until further notice our office will operate remotely.

Contact information
The Institute's office number (246) 429-5678 will be forwarded to one of the members of the Secretariat, however one of the members of the Secretariat may be contacted directly as follows:
 - Kathy-Ann Hewitt, Executive Director: or (246) 243-5054
 - Lesah Denny-Brathwaite, Assistant Director: or (246) 231-7658
 - Irene Harper, Office Assistant: or
 - Mariette Philips,  or
 - Althea Springer, Administrative Assistant: or

Payments may be made using one (1) of the following methods:
1.  Making an online transfer to ICAB's bank account
     Bank:                       RBC Royal Bank
     Branch:                   Lanterns Mall
     Account Holder:   Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados
     Transit #:                09545 or 00003 (differs depending on your bank)
     Account #:             1104041

2. Mailing a cheque to:
     C/o P.O. Box 168W
     Worthing Post Office
     Worthing Christ Church

Once you have transferred funds or mailed a cheque, a confirmation email stating name, date, purpose of payment and method of transmission (bank transfer/mail) should be sent to

Our best wishes to you and your families to stay safe and healthy.


Are you currently enrolled in the CPA Canada pre-certification programmes? Is it unlikely that you will complete the education requirements of the programme and successfully write the Common Final Exam by May 2022? Have you considered transferring to the ACCA Qualification programme?
CPA Canada and ACCA have agreed to an exemption route for Caribbean CPA Canada students who wish to transfer to the ACCA Qualification. Details of the exemptions available are provided in the News Release - ACCA/CPA Canada - Exemptions and available at ACCA's Exemptions Calculator
If you have any questions about exemptions or the ACCA registration process contact ACCA at

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