Application for Reduced Subscription Fee

Members who are experiencing financial hardship or unemployment may apply for a reduction of subscription fee.

Application Requirements

Members (except for Member-in-Retirement) who are facing financial hardship* due to the following reasons can apply for a 50% reduction of the full membership fee.

  • Medical condition
  • Pro-family reasons
  • Unemployment

*Financial hardship is defined as unemployment for a minimum of one year since 1 January in the preceding year before the year of subscription.

The Institute may also grant special waivers for members who are terminally ill on a discretionary basis.

Singapore CA Qualification Candidate

An Associate (ISCA) who is a Singapore CA Qualification candidate can enjoy complimentary membership by declaring his/her candidacy status upon renewal.

Find out more about the Singapore CA Qualification Renew online

Application Timeline

Submit your application online by 31 January of the year of renewal before renewing your membership.

All requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and members will be informed via email on the outcome of their appeal.

Please take note that a member can be granted fee reductions for a maximum of 5 times throughout his membership with the Institute.

Submit your Application for Reduced Subscription Fee

ISCA Career Support

Members who require career-related assistance can view the initiatives, programmes and schemes in the following link.

View ISCA Career Support initiatives


Request for reduction of fees may be granted to any member on grounds of financial hardship due to medical condition or pro-family reasons. These may include but not limited to the following circumstances.  All requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

  • Onerous caring duties for close family member
  • Long term illness and/or serious ill health
  • Extended maternity/paternity leave
  • Unemployment to pursue further studies

A member who has been granted a reduced fee will be automatically assessed for CPE exemption. CPE exemption might be granted during the period when the member was not employed.