The following fees are applicable in 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 subsidised fees under the Oceania Regional Scheme.


The fees below apply to new and existing members and are subject to change.

New memberships Fee (AUD)
Application fee (2020) $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 2020 (AUD)
Associate $296
Associate (on full rate) $654
CPA or FCPA $654
Retired $131
Reduced (on application only) $327
Late fee: Applied to payments received after 15 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

  Fee 2020 (AUD)
Subject enrolment (early bird)
Subject enrolment
Standard exam deferral $330 
*Late exam deferral  $450 
Subject material re-order

*In response to COVID-19, a late exam deferral fee will not apply for Semester 1 2020.

Digital copies of most study guides can be accessed free of charge via My Online Learning.

Note: Singapore Taxation does not have a digital study guide, therefore unable to be accessed via My Online Learning.

Foundation exams

  Fee 2020 (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 a change to exam appointment 24 to 72 hours before scheduled exam appointment, in which case a fee is payable directly to Pearson VUE.

Public Practice Program E-learning

  Fees 2020 (AUD)
E-learning enrolment $330

Migration assessment

Australian skills assessment – for applicants migrating to Australia

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

New Zealand skills assessment – for applicants migrating to New Zealand

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

How to pay


You can pay by, American Express, Visa, MasterCard or PayPal


CPA Australia
Member Administration
GPO Box 2820
Melbourne, VIC 3001

You can pay by cheque.

Paying by cheque?

Your cheque should be made payable to "CPA Australia Ltd".