Applying for a Practising Certificate
Establishing your own accountancy practice can provide a rewarding career, allowing you to run your own business whilst having the opportunity to guide businesses as they thrive and succeed.
Any CPA member wishing to engage in public practice must hold a practising certificate. There are approximately 700 CPA practising certificate holders in Ireland serving businesses of all shapes and sizes and providing a wide range of valuable services.
Members of other Recognised Accountancy Bodies may apply for a CPA practising certificate upon successful admission to CPA membership and upon meeting the requirements below.
The following is a list of frequently asked questions relating to the application process for a Practising Certificate. Should you require any further information please contact the Professional Standards department at 01-4251042 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I need a Practising Certificate?
If you are in public practice, you will need to hold a practising certificate. This ensures that CPA members offering services to the public do so to a high standard and are regulated appropriately for the provision of such services.