Use your ACCA membership to become a CA

If you’re a member of an ACCA organisation who gained membership through a professional pathway program you are eligible to apply for CA ANZ membership.

The pathway to CA ANZ membership for an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) member is straightforward. Simply follow the steps below to start your journey towards achieving CA ANZ membership.

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Step 1: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Member body Membership


  • You must be a current full member in good standing of the ACCA
  • You must have gained membership through the standard examination pathway
  • You must have been a full ACCA member for at least 5 years
  • You must be residing in New Zealand or Australia

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Step 2: Apply for Special Admission to Full CA ANZ Membership

Please read the application form carefully to understand the requirements. Please contact the Enrolments and Admissions team with any specific questions at

Processing times are approximately 20 business days except during peak periods where longer processing times may occur.

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Full CA ANZ Membership

More information on the benefits of full CA ANZ membership.

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In addition to applying for membership to CA ANZ you will need to apply for a Certificate of Public Practice (CPP) if you plan to provide services to the public as a Chartered Accountant. You may also apply for Audit Rights to enable you the right to practice and perform audit duties in Australia and New Zealand if you are living in Australia or New Zealand.

Apply for Certificate of Public Practice (CPP)

More information on the certificate of public practice.

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Apply for Audit Rights

More information on Audit Rights.

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