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.
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.
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.
Study your way
You can study the CPA Program via distance learning, and via full-time or postgraduate options in some regions
Discover how to enrol in the CPA Program, or manage your current enrolment
What to expect on the day of your foundation exam
Minimise your stress and maximise your focus by familiarising yourself with the exams process
Your working experience counts towards your progression to becoming a CPA
Understanding your outcome
Everyone’s situation is unique, and there are various pathways to becoming a CPA
Prepare for your exam
Find out the steps you need to take to prepare for your exam