Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)

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Pathway to CPA membership

The following steps demonstrate the pathway to CPA membership for full members of ISCA.

Step 1: Determine your eligibility

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

  • are a member of good standing with ISCA and not under investigation for professional conduct infringements
  • did not gain entry to ISCA membership through another mutual recognition agreement (MRA), any other similar pathway agreements or any special member pathway
  • have successfully completed:
    • the ISCA professional examination
    • the ISCA practical experience requirement


  • hold an ISCA-recognised university degree that fulfils CPA Australia required knowledge areas


  • hold a university degree recognised by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment as equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree and fulfils CPA Australia required knowledge areas (this will be determined during the verification of your application).

Step 2: Apply

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

In your application, nominate ISCA 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.

Membership pathways FAQ

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