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About Us


1. To put in place regulatory framework/strategies for the practice of the Chemistry profession 2. To define the roles and responsibilities of the professional Chemists and their place in the society 3. To bring to light how Nigeria’s economy can be recreated positively through Chemistry


To recreate situations around us that will impact positively on the nation, while providing professional protection to our members.


Access to Professional Community

Membership of ICCON cuts across chemists in different spheres of practice (.the academia, industries, research institutes, public service, private entrepreneurship etc.) nationwide. Hence, the Institu

Professional Recognition / Protection

As a body established by law, the statutory mandates of ICCON, in addition to regulating the professional practice of chemists, include the provision of professional “shield” for its members. ICCO

Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programmes

This is one of the requirements for the continued validity of membership of the Institute; and is essentially meant to keep members abreast of current trends in the world of chemistry, as well as prov

Renewal of Membership

Members of the Institute are required to renew their membership by satisfying the criteria set by the Governing Council. Such criteria include the payment of annual dues and attendance to the Institut

Annual Dues

Annual Dues are applicable to all categories of members, except the Honorary Fellows. The dues for each category of membership are determined by the Council and are renewable annually

Professional Qualifying Examination

The professional qualifying examination for admission into the Institute is based on syllabus approved by the Council from time to time. Similarly, modalities for upgrading of membership category are


An intending member of the Institute should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (.HND.) in Chemistry or Chemistry – related discipline, e. g Biochemistry, Food Scie

Designatory Letters

A member of the Institute is entitled to use the following designatory letters after his/her name according to the category of membership: MICCON - Member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Ni