Are you eligible for International Associate membership?

If you can answer YES to these statements, you are eligible.

Your primary affiliation

I am a regular member of one of the following organizations:

  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Canada: Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA)
  • England and Wales: Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Germany: Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland e.V. (IDW)
  • Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
  • Ireland: Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
  • Japan: Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA)
  • Mexico: Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Publicos (IMCP)
  • Scotland: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
  • South Africa: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

Your credential at home

I have a valid non-U.S. accounting credential from one of the above professional organizations, governmental entity or similar accountancy body approved by the AICPA Board of Directors.

Your status in the United States

I do not hold a CPA certificate issued by a U.S. jurisdiction.

(If you have a U.S. CPA certificate, you may be eligible for Regular membership.)

In addition, you will be required to agree to be governed by and comply with the AICPA Bylaws and Code of Professional Conduct.

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Other ways to become an AICPA member

Consider these options if International Associate membership isn't right for you.

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