The Accounting Technicians Scheme, West Africa (ATSWA) examinations will be held in member countries on
12 & 13 September 2017 under the Council of The Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA).
Quick summary: Registration closes on the 30th August 2017. Application for change of Exam centre also ends on the same date. See the correct exam timetable and all the other details below.
The examinations will be held in the following centres in Nigeria: Aba, Abakaliki, Abeokuta, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti,
Akure, Awka, Benin-City, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Ilesha, Ilisan, Ilorin, Ikorodu, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos,
Lokoja, Makurdi, Ogbomoso, Okija, Onitsha, Otta, Owerri, Port-Harcourt, Umuahia, Uyo, Warri and Yenagoa.
The Institute reserves the right to transfer any candidate from his or her chosen centre to another centre.
MODE OF REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2017 EXAMINATIONS
Candidates are required to register online for September 2017 diet examinations at the ICAN website
www.icanexamsonline.org/ats using any of Pay direct, ATM Visa, Verve or Master Cards options.
Kindly note that registration for the examination is restricted to registered students of the Institute, that is, those that have been given registration numbers.
The Study Texts are available for collection FREE by candidates at any ICAN District Offices and Liaison Offices
in the respective centres outside Lagos while those for Lagos centre will collect theirs at 82, Murtala Muhammed Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos on presentation of a hardcopy of the evidence of payment.
Candidates may also download copies of the Insight and Study Texts from the Institute’s website, www.icanngr.org
under ‘STUDENTS’ module by a click on ‘STUDENTS’, then ‘Study Texts’ and finally the chosen subject.
DIRECTIVES FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION
1. BEFORE PAYMENT:
Check and Print out your Examination/Financial Status under the Student icon on the
Institute’s website: www.ican-ngr.org, or directly at www.ican-ngr.org/atswa-status before effecting
payment through Paydirect, Verve/Master/Visa ATM card;
2. METHODS OF PAYMENT FOR EXAMINATION FEES
a. Pay Direct: pay directly into ICAN e-Collection Account at any Commercial bank in Nigeria.
Obtain your payment Receipt and thereafter:
• Proceed with your application for the exam at ICAN website: www.icanonline-ngr.com/paydirect
• Enter your Deposit Slip Number on the payment receipt
• Enter your receipt number
• Click on the SUBMIT button to generate eVoucher containing 12 digits and 6 digits PIN and Serial
Number respectively required for your online registration
• Proceed to the web address on the e-voucher i.e. www.icanexamsonline.org/ats to register for the
b. Naira ATM Card: Pay online using your Naira ATM Visa or Verve or Mastercard by selecting the relevant
pay type and clicking on either “Pay/View Online on Verve/MasterCard Debit Card” OR “ Pay/View Online
on VISA Debit Card” following steps enumerated below:
Go to ICAN website www.ican-ngr.org/atswa-status
Enter your Registration Number to view your Financial Status.
Select “Pay/View Online on Verve/ MasterCard” OR “ Pay/View Online on VISA Debit Card” (under
methods of payment on financial status page)
Click on “sign on” to set up your account or enter your password if you had set up your account
3. ON-LINE REGISTRATION:
– Scan a copy (JPEG format, 20kb maximum file size) of your passport photograph (white background)
for the online registration before commencement of online examination registration.
– Scan a copy of your signature. (JPEG format, 20kb maximum file size)
Complete the Online form at ICAN website: www.icanexamsonline.org/ats and click on submit.
Print the following after clicking on submit:
i. Completed online examination form;
ii. Examination Time table, centres and their addresses;
iii. Examination offences and disciplinary measures;
iv. Examination warning to all candidates
Note that (iii) and (iv) above should be thoroughly understood and applied as appropriate.
a. Registration for September 2017 ATSWA Examinations closes on Wednesday, August 30, 2017
b. Candidates may not have access to the examination website after Wednesday, September 6, 2017
c. Deferment of September 2017 examinations application will not be entertained.
d. Candidates who have applied for EXEMPTION from any level of the examination are advised to confirm
that their applications are successful before making payment for the examinations.
e. Candidates are not permitted to apply for EXEMPTION and EXAMINATION at the same time.
f. NO REFUND WILL BE MADE ONCE EXAMINATION FEE IS PAID.
g. Application for change of examination centres will not be processed after 12noon on Wednesday,
August 30, 2017
h. Candidates are to ensure the accuracy of the information on their forms. The passport photographs
must be the true semblance of the applicants and must be of white background.
i. The signature on the registration form must be the personal signature of the candidates.
j. Any discrepancy discovered on the signature when compared with signature on the attendance sheets,
dockets and answer booklets at the examination hall or marking centre will be taken as a breach of the
examination rule. This shall attract appropriate disciplinary action which would be communicated to the
affected candidates in due course. | Ican Foundation Syllabus
k. Candidates are advised to download the ATS Insights, Study Texts, Examination Time Table, Dockets and
other instructions from the ICAN website, www.ican-ngr.org
l. Candidates must come to the examination hall with the downloaded docket to locate their desks.
m. Candidates are warned in their own interest not to bring MOBILE PHONES into the Examination Hall, as
anyone caught violating this instruction will be stopped from continuing with the examination and the paper will be CANCELLED
Candidates may seek assistance by contacting the ICAN Help Desk through the following telephone numbers and e-mail addresses: 01-4542083, 012912821 (IT), 09053847512-4 (Reception), 08188452693, 08023145547, 07056556712 and 09053847528 (DL) firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
SEPTEMBER 2017 EXAMINATIONS FEES (Exclusive of Bank Charges of N 300.00)
See the comprehensive ATSWA Exam fees for 2017 below:
ATSWA EXAMINATIONS TIME TABLE FOR SEPTEMBER 2017
For further enquiries: please write or contact:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (Annexe)
82, Murtala Muhammed Way, Ebute Metta, Lagos
Tel: 09053847512-4, 09053847528, 01-4542083, 01-2912821
ROTIMI A. OMOTOSO, FCA
Plot 16, Idowu Taylor Street,Victoria Island – Lagos