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ITC January 2023

ITC January 2023

Exam dates

25 – 26 January 2023

Information on what will be examined

Exam times

Session 1

Candidates must be seated by no later than 7:30am Instructions will be read at 7:40am 8:00 - 8:30 Reading time (30 minutes) 8:30 - 11:00 Writing time (2 1/2 hours)

Lunch at 11:00 Candidates are advised to bring their own refreshments for lunch

Session 2

Candidates must be seated by no later than 12:30pm Instructions will be read at 12:45pm 13:00pm - 13:30pm Reading time (30 minutes) 13:30pm - 16:00pm Writing time (2 1/2 hours)

Seating arrangements

  • Candidates sit in numerical order according to exam number
  • An attendance register, on which the candidate's exam number will be pre-printed, will be on the desk
  • Candidates must find the desks that match their exam number and ensure that they sit at the correct desk

Concession for 2023 PGDA year

  • Deadline 30 September 2022
  • Whatever concession is granted by SAICA will be applicable for your ITC 2023

Concession for ITC 2023 - 1st Sitting New conditions only

  • Deadline 3 January 2023
  • Only for new conditions diagnosed after 30 September 2022

Concession for ITC 2023 - 2nd Sitting New conditions only

  • Deadline 2 May 2023
  • Only for new conditions diagnosed after 3 January 2023

Concession for ITC 2022

  • 30 September 2022
  • All prospective candidates for both sittings 2023 should apply except those who received PGDA concessions for 2022 (those will transfer to ITC 2023)
Click here for the policy and application forms

Online registration dates

15 November 2022 – 5 January 2023
Any candidates who do not register during the stated registration window, will be charged a penalty fee of up to 100%

London venue candidates

  • SAICA reserves the right to cancel this venue if the number of candidates who registered to write at this venue is not feasible
  • An additional registration fee will be levied which will be shared by all the candidates who choose to write in London
  • Candidates will be notified on 13 December 2022 of the additional registration fee that is payable

Registration fees

All amounts are inclusive of 15% VAT

15 Nov 2022 – 5 January 2023


Payment and invoices

  • Payment of all invoices must reach SAICA by 16 January 2023
  • In terms of SAICA's examination policy, invoices are issued to each candidate
  • If the invoice should be made out to the candidate's employer, the candidate must request it before 09 December 2023


After completion and submission of an on-line registration (application)

By e-mail

  • A computer generated confirmation that confirms receipt of your registration by SAICA will be emailed. (This does not confirm eligibility to write ITC January 2023)
  • If not received within 24 hours, phone the SAICA contact center – non-receipt could mean that your registration was unsuccessful
  • Check your details – especially the venue you selected – on this confirmation email for correctness
  • Advise us at ***@saica.co.za immediately of any venue changes
  • All other changes can be made, by you, on your SAICA profile

Admission Letter

By e-mail

  • Confirms that SAICA has received your payment and verified your eligibility
  • This confirms your eligibility to write the exam
  • This letter contains your exam number


  • Informs you that an admission letter has been e-mailed to you
  • Ensure that you provide your correct cell number on your SAICA profile

Venue Change

All venue changes to be requested before 5 January 2023. Requests after the 5 January 2023 will not be accepted

Exam results date


Entrance (eligibility) requirements

Valid CTA or equivalent

A candidate must have successfully completed a CTA or equivalent programme accredited

CTA obtained in 2020

June 2023 will be the last sitting for a CTA obtained in 2020. A CTA only valid for a period of three (3) consecutive years (starting the year after the CTA academic year in which the curriculum was assessed)

Permitted Texts

  • Open book assessments
  • NO writing / notes, etc., is allowed in the SAICA handbooks which may be brought into the examination
  • Open Book Policy (Section 9)

On-line registration

Click here to see the step by step guide on how to register. Click here to complete the online exam registration