Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)

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Member Pathway Agreement

CPA Australia has a Member Pathway Agreement (MPA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).

Pathway to CPA membership

The following steps demonstrate the pathway to Associate CPA membership for full members of (ICAB) under the conditions of the current MPA.

Step 1: Determine your eligibility

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

  • are a member of good standing and not currently subject to any disciplinary sanctions or investigations and payment of fees
  • did not gain entry to ICAB membership through another mutual recognition agreement (MRA), any other similar pathway agreements or any special member pathway
  • have successfully completed the ICAB examination under the ICAB syllabus and the ICAB practical work experience requirements


  • hold a degree recognised by CPA Australia as being at least equivalent to Australian bachelor degree level


  • have at least five years’ senior work experience (current at the time of application) in professional accounting.

Work experience evidence 

Some of our professional body pathways require evidence of professional work experience.

Step 2: Apply

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

In your application, nominate the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) 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 advising you of your assessment outcome.

Step 4: Advance to CPA status

Once you become an Associate member of CPA Australia you must successfully complete the following four subjects of the CPA Program: 

When complete, you will advance to CPA status, receive a CPA certificate and will then be able to use the letters CPA after your name.

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