Member Service Fees Australia

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Membership fees

These fees apply to new and existing members and are subject to change.

New members Fee (AUD)
Application fee (2022) $190
Application review fee $100
First-year membership: Associate (full year) $335
First-year membership: CPA or FCPA (full year) $745
First-year membership: Associate (half year) $167.50
First-year membership: CPA or FCPA (half year) $372.50


Renewing memberships Fee 2022 (AUD)
Associate $335
Associate (on full rate) $745
CPA or FCPA $745
Retired $149
Reduced (on application only) $372.50
Late fee: Applies to payments received after 13 January (not applicable to retired or reduced membership) $50
Public Practice Certificate $480
Limited Practice Certificate $110


Publication Fee (AUD)
Australian Accounting Review (print and online) $130
Australian Accounting Review (online only) $100

CPA Program 

  Fee 2022 (AUD)
Subject enrolment (early bird) $1190
Subject enrolment $1340
Standard exam deferral $340
Late exam deferral $460

Foundation exams

  Fee 2022 (AUD)
Exam enrolment $580
Extension fee (per month to a maximum of six months) $75
Change exam appointment between 24 to 72 hours before scheduled exam appointment $44
No refund for enrolment cancellation  


Note: All fees are paid to CPA Australia, except for changes to exams 24 to 72 hours before the scheduled appointment. In this instance, the fee is payable directly to Pearson VUE in Australian dollars.

Public practice program eLearning

  Fees (2022) AUD
eLearning enrolment $330

Migration assessment

Australian skills assessment: for applicants migrating to Australia

The fees below are for onshore assessments (in Australia)

  Fee (AUD)
New assessment $540
Additional ANZSCO code $190
Update $170
Appeal $170
Withdraw application $80

New Zealand skills assessment: for applicants migrating to New Zealand

  Fee (NZD)
New assessment $320
Update $175
Appeal $175
Withdraw application $85

Public Practice Certificate

Fee 2022 (full year) Fee 2022 (half year)
Limited Public Practice Certificate $110 $55
Public Practice Certificate $480 $240

How to pay

The most convenient way to pay your CPA Australia membership fees is online in My Account. Simply login to your account and go to the My Account section to make payment.

We accept cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal payments. Cheques should be made payable to “CPA Australia Ltd” and sent to the following address:

CPA Australia
Member Administration
GPO Box 2820
Melbourne VIC 3001

You can visit your local office to pay by credit card or cheque.