How to apply

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How to apply for CPA Australia membership

Entry into the CPA Program begins with your membership assessment.

Your first step is to complete an online membership application, where you’ll tell us about your prior study.

Using our online application tool

Check out this video on how to apply for CPA membership using our online application tool.

Information sessions

Not quite ready to start your application? Find out more about how the CPA Program can support your future career by joining us at an info session.

Application basics

What happens next?

Memberships and exemptions with professional bodies 

CPA Australia has affiliations with a range of leading global professional bodies, meaning CPAs are internationally recognised. If you're a member or have undertaken studies with a recognised body, you may be eligible to apply for an equivalent CPA Australia membership or exemptions from the CPA Program.

Find out more about our affiliations and membership pathway arrangements