Becoming a member, whether via entry into the CPA Program or through other pathways, begins with your membership assessment. Your first step is to complete an online membership application, where you'll tell us about your prior study.
To manage an already completed application, you can do either of the following:
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If you wish to apply for a migration skills assessment, or to apply for readmission, please follow the relevant link below
To be eligible to become a CPA you must have completed a degree comparable to an Australian bachelors degree.
Learn more about your eligibility and starting point to become a CPA.
What happens next?
Important information to know
About the CPA Program
Learn more about how our program provides candidates with a deep understanding of the issues that organisations face every day.
We offer flexile pathways to becoming a CPA. Depending on your background, your pathway may include foundation exams, the CPA Program subjects and an experience component.
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.
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Begin or continue your application to become a CPA Australia member today.