Updated arrangement for library facilities and counter services

In view of the resurgence of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants announced, from Wednesday, 2 December 2020 onwards, to close the library facilities, whilst counter service hours remain normal.

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Members' Handbook

icon_content_volume icon_content_volume VOLUMES

Volume I

Professional Accountants Ordinance & By-laws, Professional Ethics & Conduct

Volume II

Financial Reporting Standards

Volume III

Auditing and Assurance Standards


  • 30 December 2020
    Update No 254
  • 29 December 2020
    Update No 253
  • 17 December 2020
    Update No 252
  • 15 December 2020
    Update No 251
  • 05 November 2020
    Update No 250
  • 29 October 2020
    Update No 249
  • 22 October 2020
    Update No 248
  • 19 October 2020
    Update No 247
  • 23 September 2020
    Update No 246
  • 31 August 2020
    Update No 245
  • 19 August 2020
    Update No 244
  • 14 August 2020
    Update No 243
  • 27 July 2020
    Update No 242
  • 23 July 2020
    Update No 241
  • 29 June 2020
    Update No 240
  • 04 June 2020
    Update No 239

Salient Features

  • Published in A4 size;
  • Electronic and Paper-based Handbook now have identical formats;
  • Free public access#to the electronic Handbook available; and
  • Paper-based Handbook available by subscription.

#Restricted to website visitors in Hong Kong only


Members' Handbook Subscription

Institute members can access the electronic version of the Members’ Handbook at no additional charge. Non-members and students residing in Hong Kong can access by becoming our subscribers* through completing the subscription form below:  

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The hard copy version of the Members’ handbook (consisting of a foundation set and/updates) is available to Institute members and non-members by subscription only.

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