DATE: 03.01.2012  With a view to mitigating the hardships being faced by such members whose names stand removed as on date due to non-payment of membership fee, the Council has decided to give them an opportunity by way of General Amnesty for restoration of their names retrospectively.

Continuation of membership entitles to designate as ‘CA’ and benefits alike monthly Journal of the Institute , newsletters of Regional Councils & Branches of the Institute, participation in the conferences, seminars and other programmes organized by the Institute, Regional Councils and/or Branches at concessional rates; regular update of programs being organized and initiatives taken for the benefit of the profession and members; emerging professional opportunities, practice area development, publications of the Institute.

This is an excellent opportunity to get your name restored with retrospective effect by submitting your application in Form 9 on or before 31st March, 2012 alongwith the outstanding fee for the intervening period of nam e removal and restoration fee submitted. Details of General Amnesty Scheme are given below:-

(i) Retrospective restoration of membership under General Amnesty Scheme:

Category I: The names of the members whose name is removed prior to 31st March 2011 on account of non payment of fees and not restored as on date may apply for retrospective restoration of their names under General Amnesty Scheme by filling Form 9 along with the membership fees for the year during which the name was removed and for the current year together with the fee(s) for the intervening years and the additional fee of Rs.1200/- towards restoration. To avail benefits of General Amnesty Scheme, members should submit the requisite fees and Form upto 31st March 2012.

The scale of membership fee as applicable from time to time is as given below:

Effective from



1st April, 2011



1st April, 2008



1st April, 2000



1st April, 1996



1st April, 1991



1st April, 1986



1st April, 1982



1st April, 1976



1st April, 1975



1st April, 1964



1st April 1949



 *Rs.450/- and Rs.*Rs.600/- where an Associate member has attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2008 and 1st April 2011.

**Rs.1300/- and **Rs.1600/- where a Fellow member has attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2008 and 1st April 2011


Where the name of an Associate member was removed from the Register of Members in the year 1991-92, the fees to be remitted with the Form ‘9’ for retrospective restoration including fee for intervening years will be as under :

Summary of fee payable

Fee for the year 1991-92


[the year in which the name was removed]  
Fees for the intervening years (1992-93 to 2010-2011)


[1992-93 to 1995-96 @ Rs.150*4 = Rs.600  
1996-97 to 1999-00 @ 225*4 = Rs.900/-  
2000-01 to 2007-08 @ Rs.300*8 = Rs.2400  
2008-09 to 2010-2011 @ Rs.600*3=Rs. 1800]  
Fee for the current year (2011-12)

Rs. 800

[where the associate concerned has not attained  
the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2011]  
Additional (Restoration fee)





(ii)    Retrospective restoration of membership under Regulation 19 of CA Regulations, 1988:  Category II: The members whose membership exists as on 01st April 2011 and continued upto 30th September 2011 but subsequently got removed as on 1st October 2011 on account of non-payment of fee are eligible for restoration of their names retrospectively under Regulation 19 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988. Such persons may apply upto 31st March 2012 in Form 9 along with the membership fees i.e Rs.800/- as an associate and Rs.2200/- as fellow, as the case may be, for the current year and the additional fee of Rs.1200/- towards restoration.

Members desirous of availing the opportunity may also apply on-line for restoration of their name by visiting and downloading pre-filled Form ‘9’. The link is given on home page “Know Your Institute – Restore your Membership”.

(iii)     Restoration of certificate of Practice:

(a) The members who had held their certificate of practice as on 30th September 2011 and the same had subsequently been cancelled on account of non payment of the related fee w.e.f 01st October 2011 are eligible to have their certificate of practice restored retrospectively i.e from 1st October 2011 provided application in Form 101 for restoration along with the certificate of practice fee of Rs.2000/-

[Rs.1500/- where a member has attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April 2011] for the current year from such members is received by the Institute upto 31st March 2012.

(b) Where, the certificate of practice stands cancelled on or before 31st March 2011 on account of non payment of the related fee, certificate of practice in such cases will be issued afresh from the prospective date, i.e., the date on which the application for the same together with Form ‘101’/ ‘6’ and the requisite fee is received by the Institute.

Such members desirous of availing the opportunity may also apply online for restoration/issue of afresh Certificate of Practice by visiting and downloading Form ‘6’ and the payment can be made online through link “online membership payment under e-services”.

For any clarification or more details, please contact the concerned Decentralised Office of the Institute or the Head Office over phone No. 011-30110426 / 30110535 or e-mail to



The above Amnesty shall be in force till 31st March 2012 and that from
5:30 pm of 31st March 2012 and will be withdrawn automatically.

Source- ICAI

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0 responses to “ICAI announces Amnesty For Retrospective Restoration of Names From Register of Members and Certificate of Practice”

  1. Suresh Prasad says:

    Yes this is the best opportunity for the CA members to get their name back in register by submitting Form 9 by 31st march, 2012.

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