The negotiation process between CPA Canada and ACCA toward a new agreement has already begun and will continue in the months to come. It’s simple in general. I am ACCA qualified and need to get the ACCA qualification assessed by one of the following bodies (as ACCA is not recognised in Australia) inorder to get residency for Australia: CPAA Certified Practising Accountants of Australia During this negotiation, the terms of the previous Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) will be respected for a one-year notice period until April 30th, 2021, and fully completed applications for membership under the MRA must be received by the applicable body by this date. The MRA remains in effect in all provinces other than Quebec. In 2020, we renewed our existing Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). So it would be useful for us if learning providers can supply entry and exemption details to their programmes on the basis of these qualifications. With the exceptions of CPA Bermuda, which did not have a legacy CGA body, and CPA Quebec, which gave notice of termination to the ACCA on October 17, 2012, the new CPA bodies continued to honor the agreement. In June 2016 we announced a strategic alliance with the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. You'll record your progress online within MyExperience and have your PER signed off by your practical experience supervisor. These include increased international recognition and improved professional mobility. Please visit our global website instead. This paves the way for members of each organisation to join and benefit from the other. If you haven't thought about PER yet - have a look at the PER quick guide to get you started. The alliance brings together the resources of the largest global professional accountancy body with one of the world’s pre-eminent CA bodies and by sharing expertise across geographies and sectors the alliance will create a stronger voice on behalf of its members. As part of the alliance we have signed a Reciprocal Membership Agreement (RMA) with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). Working towards the CAT qualification? ACCA and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) have a global mutual recognition agreement (MRA). It is because ANZAC have a culture of preferring ANZAC experience and qualifications such as CPA (Australia) or NZICA (now renamed ICANZ). As part of your journey to become an ACCA member you must demonstrate relevant skills and experience within a real work environment. The Canadian CPA profession and ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) are now in the process of negotiating a new agreement that sets out how members of each respective profession can obtain the designation of the other. If you’ve been admitted as a Chartered Accountant Australia and New Zealand, who is in good standing and completed five years' relevant post-qualification experience you are eligible for direct admission to ACCA membership. This paves the way for members of each organisation to join and benefit from the other. The ACCA qualifications that attract the most enquiries from students and members are the ACCA Qualification, Foundation-level awards and Diploma in International Financial Reporting (DipIFR). If you’re a member of CA ANZ and want to apply for membership of ACCA, please use the application form in the 'related downloads' section of this page. Following CPA Canada’s termination of the agreement, we are now in the process of negotiating a new agreement that sets out how members of each respective profession can obtain the designation of the other. The CGA Provincial Bodies and CGA Canada signed the existing Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in 2011. CPA works for the Regulator of a business whereas ACCA is the Advance module of Finance. ACCA is an international degree and is valid across the globe. To support the government’s vision, we’ve signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with the prestigious local accountancy body of UAE - AAA (Accountants and Auditors Association) - to enhance the finance sector in the UAE by: This partnership will enhance your recognition as a finance professional in the region with dual membership of both ACCA and AAA. If you’re an ACCA member, please download the relevant CA ANZ application form using the 'related links' on this page. To enjoy membership of both organisations. ACCA and CPA Canada have worked together on important initiatives during the past two years, including a significant joint research project on how accountants can help bridge the infrastructure gap, as well as co-operation on public sector activities. Contact information for your local office, Virtual classroom support for learning partners, Member recognition agreements for ACCA members, Apply for ACCA membership from other bodies, sharing knowledge on key issues for the accountancy and finance professions in the UAE, the wider region and globally, implementing a national qualification – the UAECA (United Arab Emirates Chartered Accountant), collaborating on research and policy which will include the publication of jointly branded reports/surveys on relevant local and global accountancy and finance topics, Email your completed UAECA application form to AAA at. should pass an interview with the MICPA Membership Admission Panel.