Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) — the professional association for Accountants. You must be a member of ISCA in order to practice accounting in Singapore. To become a member, you should pass the qualification. There are also several arrangements for transition, for example, if you have ACCA, or are a graduate of certain programs. If you are looking for an outsourced accounting services in Singapore, be sure to check its professionals are registered with ISCA.
What is the role of ISCA?
ISCA determines the requirements for public accountants in the country, forming the process and the prerequisites to be registered as such in Singapore. Any person willing to act as an accountant in Singapore has to become a member of ISCA. The authority currently has more than 28,000 members. Since the Singapore Government wants to develop the country to become a global accountancy hub, the Ministry of Finance has designed a roadmap to convert ISCA into a global professional accountancy body.