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.
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Members who wish to engage in statutory audit work must apply for a practising certificate with audit qualification. Additional requirements apply to such applicants which are detailed below.
If you have previously held a Practising Certificate with CPA Ireland and wish to re-apply, please complete a Practising Certificate re-application form, which can be downloaded from the Applications Forms section below. The information required to support such an application will depend on the length of time that you have been away from practice. These details are outlined on the relevant application form below.
Members of other Recognised Accountancy Bodies may apply for a CPA practising certificate upon successful admission to CPA membership and upon meeting the eligibility criteria.
Should you require any further information please contact the Professional Standards Department at 01-4251023 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .