What is NIPA?

  • NIPA is an Institute that regulates the Professional Accountants and Accounting Technicians in Namibia. We are currently a voluntary organisation but will be regulated by the Accountants and Auditors Regulatory Authority once the Act is promulgated.
  • Our main objective is to: (i) advance the accountancy profession and contribute to the development of the profession to provide high-quality services in the public interest; (ii) uphold and enforce a high standard of efficiency and professional conduct by all members; (iii) institute and implement investigative and disciplinary processes with penalties that include suspension of, or expulsion from, membership; (iv) provide continuous professional development (CPD) for members and ensure compliance with CPD requirements; (v) promote the application of internationally accepted accounting practice and standards; (vi) establish and accredit training programs or centers and as well as trainers in accountancy and to regulate such training schemes and centers.

Our values are:

  • Integrity – honest, reliable, trustworthy & credible
  • Ethics – principled, fair & just
  • Excellence – quality, superiority, objectivity & urgency
  • Professionalism – qualified, certified expert, skilled & confident
  • People centeredness – understanding, accepting, empathic & polite