Fee Structure & Guidance Notes

Table 1

Annual Subscription fees 

Includes one year membership plus mocks and exams required to reach next membership level*

Registered Student

Annual Fee $50.00

Institute Certified Bookkeeping Technician (ICBT) member

Annual Fee $125.00 

Associate member (AICB)

Annual Fee $125.00 

Member Institute Certified Bookkeeper (MICB)  Annual Fee $200.00 – First year processing fee $75.00
Fellow Institute Certified Bookkeeper (FICB) member

Annual fee $250 – First year processing fee $75.00

Affiliate Member

Annual fee $325

Reduced subscription for over 65's 25% reduction                                     

 *One live version of each paper included, additional fees payable for re-trial. Mocks limited by availability. 


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Table 2

Upgrade Fees

1. Upgrading to Associate or Member
does not extend membership period
Plus $5 admin fee to move between levels
2. Upgrading to Fellow
adds one year to current membership period
Annual Fellow fee ($250)


Table 3

Membership by Exemption fees 

Application Fee

Payable once upon application. Rejected applications do not receive any refund.


Exemption Fee
Includes one year of ICB membership 

One year Membership fee. Payable once upon joining, and dependent on level of membership offered. 


Fellow FICB


Member MICB


Associate Member


Entrance paper





1.The fees outlined on this page are non-refundable.

2. Annual subscriptions cover a full twelve month period and thereafter fall due on the last day of the 12th month in each successive year unless written termination of membership is received at least one month before the end of the current subscription year.

3. Students and members who satisfy the relevant membership criteria may apply in writing to upgrade their membership at any time. 

4. Exemptions from a qualification will be granted where suitable evidence of comparable achievement exists. An exemption fee is payable in addition to any application fee and annual subscription fee.

5. All application supporting documents should be photocopies only - do not send originals.  

6. No designatory letters accompany the grade of Registered Student or Affiliate member.

7. Incorrect use of ICB designatory letters is strictly forbidden.

8. All students and members agree to abide by the Professional Conduct Regulations.

"I earn a lot of money now and in my own time" 
Stella Gardner AICB