Member Service Fees global locations

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This means locations other than Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore or the United Kingdom. All payments must be in Australian dollars. Nationals of select Oceania countries may be eligible for fee subsidy under the Oceania Regional Scheme.


Fees apply to new and existing members and are subject to change.

New memberships Fee (AUD)
Application fee (2021) $164
Application review fee $91
First year membership: Associate (full year) $296
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (full year) $654
First year membership: Associate (half year) $148
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (half year) $327


Membership renewal Fee 2021 (AUD)
Associate $296
Associate (on full rate) $654
CPA or FCPA $654
Retired $131
Reduced (on application only) $327
Late fee: Applies to payments received after 14 January (not applicable on retired or reduced membership) $45


Publication Fee (AUD)
Australian Accounting Review (print and online) $120
Australian Accounting Review (online only) $90

CPA Program

There will be no late exam deferral fee for Semester 2 2021. The standard exam deferral fee will apply until the closing date for deferrals.

  Fee 2021 (AUD)
Subject enrolment (early bird) $1140
Subject enrolment $1290
Standard exam deferral $330
Late exam deferral $450
Subject material re-order* $100

*Enrolled candidates can access a free digital copy of their study guide via My Online Learning, excluding Singapore Taxation which does not have a digital study guide.

Foundation exams

  Fee 2021 (AUD)
Exam enrolment $345
Extension fee (per month to a maximum of six months) $75
Change exam appointment between 24 to 72 hours before scheduled exam appointment $40
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

  Fee 2021 (AUD)
eLearning enrolment $330

Migration assessment

Australian skills assessment - for applicants migrating to Australia

  Fee (AUD)
New assessment $490
Additional ANZSCO code $173
Update $155
Appeal $155
Withdraw application $73

New Zealand skills assessment - for applicants migrating to New Zealand

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

How to pay

The most convenient way to pay your CPA Australia membership fees is online in My Account.

We accept cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express 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