CEDEP was registered as Company Limited by Guarantee (i.e. an NGO) on the 25th of November 1985 with the Registration Number 28,509. It was given a Certificate of Recognition by the Department of Social Welfare in 1992 with the Registration Number D.S.W 456

CEDEP has qualified and experienced accounting staff. It uses the Pastel accounting software package, which enhances quality and efficient delivery of accounting services. Financial reports are prepared according to funding requirements of Donors and organizational annual financial statements. CEDEP also has an effective and efficient internal control system.

CEDEP accounts are audited annually by an external auditing firm: PKF Chartered Accountants, P. O. Box 976, Kumasi. CEDEP also accepts intermediate auditing as required by Funding Donors.