Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)

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Pathway to CPA membership

The following steps demonstrate the pathway to CPA membership for full members of CAANZ. Eligibility also applies to members formerly admitted to ICAA or NZICA.

Step 1: Determine your eligibility

You may be eligible to apply for CPA Australia membership if you:

  • are a current member of good standing with CAANZ and not under any investigation for professional conduct infringements
  • did not gain entry to membership with CAANZ through any mutual recognition agreements, any other similar pathway agreements or any special member pathway
  • have completed the CAANZ exams
  • have maintained membership with CAANZ for a minimum of five consecutive years.

Step 2: Apply

Complete our online application and submit with the required documentation, including your application and membership fee.

In your application, nominate CAANZ as the professional body with whom you studied and hold membership.

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Step 3: Verification and outcome of your application

Your application will take approximately 10 to 15 working days to verify. We will send you an email with the results your assessment outcome.

Membership pathways FAQs

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Membership pathways FAQs