|CPA and CGA-Canada Mutual Recognition Agreement
Pictured from L-R John White President CPA , Eamonn Siggins CEO CPA, Tony Ducie, Chair CGA Canada and Tony Ariganello CEO CGA-Canada.
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) have entered into a mutual recognition agreement (MRA). The MRA establishes a strategic partnership between the two leading accounting organizations and gives members the opportunity to qualify for a second designation.
Under the agreement, members in good standing of either body will be considered for membership by the other body. Members wishing to practice public accounting will be required to meet the specific regulatory and legal requirements in each jurisdiction.
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada is a the self-regulating, professional association of 71,000 students and Certified General Accountants — CGAs.
CGAs work throughout the world in industry, commerce, finance, government, public practice and other areas where accounting and financial management is required. CGA clients range from major corporations and industries to entrepreneurs. Their expertise is valued in the public sector, government and the corporate world. For more information visit: www.cga-canada.org.
For CPAs interested in CGA-Canada membership please click here
to view application process and determine eligibility.
Please click here
to view the FAQ’s for CGAs in relation to the mutual recognition agreement with CPA and for guidance on how to apply for membership with CPA.
Applying for CPA Membership
- A letter of Goodstanding from CGA-Canada
- 2 written references ( Preferably one from a qualified accountant and one from an empoyer or business partner)
- A copy of your drivers licence or passport
- 2 Passport sized photos
For further information about the CPA and CGA-Canada Mutual Recognition Agreement email firstname.lastname@example.org.