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FAQ on

membership/certificat
ions
What are the fees for each
certification?
What are the requirements?

Certified Bookkeeper (CB)

Registered Cost Accountant (RCA)

Certified Accounting Technician


(CAT)

P7,000 Valid for 5 years


Updated CV/Resume
Transcript of Records/College
Diploma
Filled up RCA and NIAT
Application forms

(Note: College Graduate


Required)
Requirements must be sent via
email at registrar@niat.edu.ph
or info@niat.edu.ph
All documents must be in soft
copy, PDF or JPEG format.
After submitting the
requirements and payment
deposit slip, kindly call NIAT
coordinator/administrator at
(02)637-9375 / 0947-3827256
Yes there is a deadline in
applying for RCA Certification.
Exam passers need to apply
within 3 months from the time
the exam result has been
released.
Failure to meet the deadline
will require the student to
retake the exam.
The exam is valid only for 3
months from date of exam
result release.
Validity of exam maybe
extended to one year if exam
passer will apply and maintain
NIAT Membership (P1,000).

P4,000 Valid for 1 year


Updated CV/Resume
Filled up CB and NIAT
Application forms

How do I submit my
requirements?
To whom/where shall I
submit my requirements?

Is there a deadline for me


to apply for the
certification?
When must I apply for the
certification?
After passing the exam,
until when can I apply for
the
membership/certification?
How long is the validity of
my exam?

Requirements must be sent via


email at registrar@niat.edu.ph
or info@niat.edu.ph
All documents must be in soft
copy, PDF or JPEG format.
After submitting the
requirements and payment
deposit slip, kindly call NIAT
coordinator/administrator at
(02)637-9375 / 0947-3827256
Yes there is a deadline in
applying for ICB Certification.
Exam passers need to apply
within 3 months from the time
the exam result has been
released.
Failure to meet the deadline
will require the student to
retake the exam.
The exam is valid only for 3
months from date of exam
result release.
Validity of exam maybe
extended to one year if exam
passer will apply and maintain
NIAT Membership (P1,000).

P7,000 CA Valid for 1 year /


P11,000 AU
Updated CV/Resume
Transcript of Records/College
Diploma
Filled up CAT and NIAT
Application forms
(Note: College Graduate
Required)
Requirements must be sent via
email at registrar@niat.edu.ph
or info@niat.edu.ph
All documents must be in soft
copy, PDF or JPEG format.
After submitting the
requirements and payment
deposit slip, kindly call NIAT
coordinator/administrator at
(02)637-9375 / 0947-3827256
Yes there is a deadline in
applying for CAT Certification.
Exam passers need to apply
within 3 months from the time
the exam result has been
released.
Failure to meet the deadline
will require the student to
retake the exam.
The exam is valid only for 3
months from date of exam
result release.
Validity of exam maybe
extended to one year if exam
passer will apply and maintain
NIAT Membership (P1,000).

How long is the processing


of the certification?
Are there cut-off dates for
the submission of
application requirements?

Processing of CB membership
is 4 to 6 weeks from the time
NIAT submits applications to
ICB UK.
Cut off dates: January 25,
March 25, May 25, July 25,
September 26, November 25.

Processing of RCA membership


is 4 to 6 weeks from the time
NIAT submits applications to
ICMA Australia.
Cut off dates: February 25,
April 25, June 24, August 25,
October 25, December 15.

How would I know if my


membership/certification is
already available?
Will there be a notification
that my certificates are
already available?
Will it be delivered to me?

How long is the validity of


my
membership/certification?
How much is the renewal
fee?

All those who applied for


membership will be receiving
SMS and email to notify
availability of Certificates.
NIAT will normally send it to
their address (as stated on
their application forms) via
LBC.
NIAT will not be liable to lost of
certificate if applicants will
write incomplete mailing
address.
1 year
P7,000

All those who applied for


membership will be receiving
SMS and email to notify
availability of Certificates.
NIAT will normally send it to
their address (as stated on
their application forms) via
LBC.
NIAT will not be liable to lost of
certificate if applicants will
write incomplete mailing
address.
5 years
P5,000 annually (after first 5
years)

The policies above are effective starting January 1, 2012.


For all concerns regarding NIAT, CB, RCA, CAT membership/certifications, please contact
Ms. AJ Trangia
NIAT coordinator/administrator
(02)637-9375 / 0947-3827256

Processing of CAT Ca
membership is 4 to 6 weeks
from the time NIAT submits
applications to IAT Canada.
Cut off dates: January 25,
March 25, May 25, July 25,
September 26, November 25.
Processing of CAT Au
membership is 4 to 6 weeks
from the time NIAT submits
applications to ICMA Australia.
Cut off dates: February 25,
April 25, June 24, August 25,
October 25, December 15.
All those who applied for
membership will be receiving
SMS and email to notify
availability of Certificates.
NIAT will normally send it to
their address (as stated on
their application forms) via
LBC.
NIAT will not be liable to lost of
certificate if applicants will
write incomplete mailing
address.
Annually
P5,000 CAT Ca
P10,000 CAT Au

registrar@niat.edu.ph / info@niat.edu.ph
National Institute of Accounting Technicians of the Philippines (NIAT Phils.)
Unit 505 East Tower Philippine Stock Exchange/ Tektite Tower
Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
(02) 637-9375
info@niat.edu.ph