Pathway to membership from CPA Australia

Become a Chartered Accountant through recognition of eligibility

In brief

  • Experienced members of CPA Australia may be eligible to become members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Special Admission to Membership application form must be submitted for assessment

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand offers a pathway for Full members of CPA Australia to be admitted as a Chartered Accountant.

Current Full members in good standing of CPA Australia may apply for admission to CA ANZ as a Special Admission under By-Law 12 (a). To apply:

1. Check your Eligibility

You may be eligible for membership if:

  • Your admission to CPA Australia membership was granted on the basis of your successful completion of the CPA Australia professional program.
  • You hold a qualification recognised as comparable to an Australian or New Zealand Bachelor's degree.
  • You have had at least 10 years of experience post your admission to CPAA as a Full member.
  • Your have attained a senior position/s in your career.

2. You need to provide us with these documents:

  • A signed application form "Special Admission to Membership”.
  • A Letter of good standing from CPAA issued within the last 3 months confirming your pathway to membership and the start date of your full membership.
  • Copies of your tertiary qualification certificate/s and transcript/s.
  • Your CPE log listing your training and development (CPE) activities over the past 3 years.
  • A copy of your CV outlining positions held over the past 10 years.
  • Two written references from CAs or FCAs.

3. Send us your application

Send your completed application together with all of your supporting documentation, to our Enrolment & Admissions team.

Send application

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