Do I Qualify for a Practising Certificate?

To qualify, you must have two years' post admission to membership experience working in the area in which you intend to practice. The following requirements must also be met in order to be granted a practising certificate;

  • have obtained at least two years Approved Post Membership Experience;

  • have completed CPA’s Advanced Taxation examination at Professional 2 level in accordance with Bye Law 12 and the Institute Examination Regulations or deemed equivalent examinations of a Recognised Accountancy Body in Ireland; 

  • have met the relevant CPD requirements for the previous two years; and

  • have completed within the previous 36 months the Practice Orientation Online Certificate and has passed the associated online assessment.