Key dates

  • 4 February - 31 August 2019 Exemptions
  • 20 May - 31 May 2019 Illness and Bereavement Postponements
  • 20 May - 24 May 2019 May Exams
  • 5 July 2019 - May Exam Release
  • 5 July - 19 July 2019 Script Review
  • 5 July - 19 July 2019 Individual Feedback Report
  • 5 July - 31 August 2019 Student Registrations and Exam Enrolment
  • 4 February - 31 August 2019 Exemptions
  • 16 September 2019 - Graduation ceremony
  • 2 September - 20 September 2019 Postponements
  • 21 October - 25 October 2019 October Exams
  • 21 October - 1 November Illness and Bereavement Postponements
  • 6 December 2019 - October Exam Release
  • 6 December - 20 December 2019 Script Review and Individual Feedback Report

CSSA Enrolment procedures and payments PDF Print E-mail

No credit facilities will be extended by the Institute. The Institute does not process cash or other payments at its premises under any circumstances.

Requirements for first-time enrolment:

1. CSSA Enrolment Form
2. Proof of payment
3. Copy of ID
4. Admission documentation e.g.
a. CSSA Conversion letter
5. Certified proof of all qualifications to highest level achieved
6. If following the grant of an exemption, the Institute Exemption Letter and proof of payment for the exempted subjects










Requirements for ongoing enrolment:

1. Board/CSSA/Enrolment Form
2. Proof of payment




Annual registration and payment for May 31 March 2019
Annual registration and payment for October 31 August 2019



Enrolment dates

May examinations Exemptions 31 March 2019
Examination Enrolment 31 March 2019
October examinations Exemptions 31 August 2019
Examination Enrolment 31 August 2019






Fees and Key Dates

Please refer to our fee structure and key dates.



  • Internet transfer into the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa bank account OR
  • Cheque deposits into the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa bank account. Please bear in mind the 10-day clearance period for cheques - enrolment will not proceed until such cheques have been cleared. If any cheques are dishonoured by a bank, students will be liable for both the outstanding fees and a 10% levy (based on the value of the dishonoured cheque) to cover bank charges.
Bank account details for Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa
Account holder: ICSA
Bank details: Nedbank
Branch name: Melrose Arch
Branch code: 19 87 65
Account number: 1968 298 991

Full names (in capital letters) and/or student registration numbers
(if existing) must be used as reference.









Note: should any enrolment fees be paid directly to any tuition provider, the Institute will not be held responsible and will not liaise on the student's behalf in this regard.

Failure to pay any fees in full at any stage of enrolment may carry the following consequences:

  • Prohibition against future registration until previous unpaid fees have been settled in full or satisfactory arrangements have been made in this regard
  • Exclusion from examination/s
  • Withholding of examination results or official Certificate/s
  • Legal action (students may be liable for all legal costs incurred)