Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), entered into a mutual recognition agreement (MRA) in June 2015. The agreement offers qualified members of each body to become a member of the other body, and to enjoy the benefits which each organisation offers.


Back (l to r): Sunday Aniogor Ekune, Chief Executive of ANAN and Eamonn Siggins, Chief Executive of CPA Ireland
Front (l to r): Brian Purcell, President of CPA Ireland and Anthony Chukwuemeka Nzom, President of ANAN

Why CPA Ireland?
CPA is one of the best known international accounting designations and  Irish professional qualifications are held in high regard worldwide. By becoming a CPA you are joining a global network. Out of some two and a half million qualified accountants worldwide, one million plus are CPAs.

Member Benefits, Discounts and Professional Services
CPA Ireland provides members with a variety of benefits, discounts and professional services. The full range includes financial, health, publication, lifestyle, technical and professional benefits. Professional and technical resources will enable you to remain up to date and at the leading edge of your profession.
You can join CPA in 4 steps:
1. Complete Online Application form
2. Complete and pass two on-line courses (Both courses are available for €125 each) 3. Pay Administration fee of €200
4. Send all relevant documentation (Scan or Hardcopy)
  • Letter of good standing
  • 2 References
  • Identification (Copy of Passport or Drivers Licence)
  • Copy of your Membership Certificate
If you wish to find out more about joining CPA Ireland, please complete the form below and we will be in touch.
If a member of either of the parties wants to take up a position in the Public Sector, they must complete the CPA Certificate in IPSAS™ Financial Reporting.  
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Terms and Conditions:
An ANAN member seeking admission to CPA Ireland should have successfully completed:
The ANAN examinations,
The ANAN practical experience requirements, and
Any other requirement as may be prescribed by ANAN from time to time,
Have held the ANAN Certificate of Membership for a continuous period of 10 years
Be a member in good standing and not currently subject to any disciplinary sanctions or investigations and has not been subject to any disciplinary sanctions in the past five years.
CPA Ireland is not obliged to admit as its Member any Member of ANAN who:
(a)          is a Member of ANAN by virtue of an MRA or any other mutual recognition arrangement with another professional body;
(b)          is the subject of a current investigation into his or her professional conduct;
(c)         has been subject to any disciplinary sanctions within the five years prior to their application.


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