The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (iCPAR) is the Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) mandated by law number 11/2008 to regulate the Accounting profession in the republic of Rwanda.
iCPAR is the only body authorized by law to register and grant practicing certificates to Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in Rwanda. Certified Public Accountant Certificate holders that are registered as members of iCPAR are entitled to the CPA (R) designation.
The Institute operates public interest and has wide-ranging responsibilities, including promotion and adherence to financial reporting, auditing and ethical. The Institute has responsibility for regulating and promoting efficient accounting practices in public interest.