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MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS


The following steps demonstrate the pathway for Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) members to gain Associate membership with CPA Australia under the conditions of the current Memorandum of Understanding. 


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Step 1: Determine eligibility

PATHWAY 1

You may be eligible for Associate membership of CPA Australia if you:

• are a full member in good standing with MIA with at least 10 years membership

• have at least 10 years of relevant work experience (at the time of application) as demonstrated in your detailed curriculum vitae

• hold a university degree recognised by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training as being at least equivalent to Australian bachelor degree level. This will be determined during the verification of your application

PATHWAY 2

You may be eligible for membership of CPA Australia if you:

• are a full member in good standing with MIA with at least 5 years membership

• have at least 5 years of relevant work experience (at the time of application) as demonstrated in your detailed curriculum vitae

• hold a university degree recognised by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training as being at least equivalent to Australian bachelor degree level. This will be determined during the verification of your application
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step 2: Complete application

Complete the online application and submit with the required documentation, including your application and membership fee. Ensure you nominate MIA as the professional body with whom you hold membership.
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STEP 3: VERIFICATION OF APPLICATION

Your application and information supplied will take approximately 10 to 15 working days to verify. Upon completion, an email will be sent to you informing you of your assessment outcome.
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Step 4: Advance to CPA status

Once you become an Associate member of CPA Australia via the memorandum of understanding, you must enrol into the CPA Program and complete the following subjects according to your verified entry pathway:

PATHWAY 1

• Ethics and Governance
• Financial Reporting
• Global Strategy and Leadership

Upon successful completion of the three subjects, you will be advanced to CPA status. You will receive a CPA certificate and will then be eligible to use the CPA designation.

PATHWAY 2

• Ethics and Governance
• Financial Reporting
• Strategic Management Accounting
• Global Strategy and Leadership

Upon successful completion of the four subjects, you will be advanced to CPA status. You will receive a CPA certificate and will then be eligible to use the CPA designation.

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