Retrospective restoration of membership under General Amnesty Scheme 2015.
January, 06th 2015
GENERAL AMNESTY SCHEME FOR RETROSPECTIVE RESTORATION OF
MEMBERSHIP (ONE TIME DISPENSATION).
With a view to mitigate the hardships being faced by members whose names stand removed as on
date due to non-payment of membership fee, the Council has decided to give an opportunity by way
of General Amnesty Scheme one time dispensation for restoration of their names retrospectively.
Continuation of membership entitles a member to designate himself as `CA' and also other benefits of
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; regular update on programs being organized and initiatives taken for the
benefit of the profession and members; emerging professional opportunities, practice area
development, publications of the Institute etc.
This is an excellent opportunity to get name restored with retrospective effect. The benefit of the
scheme may be availed by submitting the prescribed application in Form 9 on or before 31 March,
2015 alongwith the outstanding fee for the intervening period of name removal and restoration fee of
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 names are removed prior to 31 March 2014 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 `9' latest by 31 March 2015.
The scale of membership fee as applicable from time to time is as given below:
Effective from Associate Fellow *Rs.450/- and Rs.*Rs.600/- where an Associate
1 April, 2011 *Rs.800 **Rs.2200 member has attained the age of 65 years as on
1 April, 2008 and 1 April 2011.
1 April, 2008 *Rs.600 **Rs.1,800
1 April, 2000 Rs.300 Rs.900 **Rs.1300/- and **Rs.1600/- where a Fellow
st member has attained the age of 65 years as on
1 April, 1996 Rs.225 Rs.700
st 1 April, 2008 and 1 April 2011
1 April, 1991 Rs.150 Rs.400
1 April, 1986 Rs.100 Rs.275
1 April, 1982 Rs.80 Rs.200 *Rs.450/- and Rs.*Rs.600/- where an Associate
member has attained the age of 60 years as on
1 April, 1976 Rs.60 Rs.125 th
28 March 2013.
1 April, 1975 Rs.45 Rs.110
st **Rs.1300/- and **Rs.1600/- where a Fellow
1 April, 1964 Rs.28 Rs.83
st member has attained the age of 60 years as on
1 April 1949 Rs.25 Rs.25
28 March 2013
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] Rs.150
Fees for the intervening years (1992-93 to 2013-2014) Rs.8100
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.180
2011-12 to 2013-2014 @Rs.800*3=Rs.2400
Fee for the current year (2014-15) Rs. 800
[where the associate member has not attained the age of 65 years
as on 1st April, 2011]
[where the associate member has not attained the age of 60 years
as on 28th March , 2013]
Restoration fee Rs.1200
(ii) Retrospective restoration of membership under Regulation 19 of CA Regulations, 1988:
Category II: The members whose membership exists as on 01 April 2014 and continued upto 30
September 2014 but subsequently got removed as on 1 October 2014 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 members may apply upto 31 March 2015 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 of name.
Members desirous of availing the opportunity may also apply on-line for restoration of their name by
visiting www.icai.org 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 30 September, 2014 and the same
had subsequently been cancelled on account of non payment of the related fee w.e.f 01 October, 2014
are eligible to have their Certificate of Practice restored retrospectively i.e from 1 October, 2014
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 60 years as on 1 April, 2014] for the current year
from such members is received by the Institute latest by 31 March, 2015.
(b) Where, the Certificate of Practice stands cancelled on or before 31 March, 2014 on account of non
payment of the required 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.
Members desirous of availing the opportunity may also apply online for restoration/issue of afresh
Certificate of Practice by visiting www.icai.org and downloading Form `6' and the payment can be
made online through link "online membership payment under e-services".
For further clarification or more details, please contact the concerned Decentralised Office of the
Institute or the Head Office over phone No. 0120-3045997 / 3045998 or e-mail to email@example.com
The above Amnesty Scheme for retrospective restoration of membership will
remain in force up to 5:30 pm till 31st March 2015 and shall stand withdrawn