Designated accountants (active and reputable) of an international accounting body that is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) without mutual agreement with CPA Canada or THE LEGACY Bodies CPA (CA, CGA and CMA) are eligible to apply to the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) in C.C.A.C.A.C.C. If you are a highly qualified member with a good reputation with an international accounting body covered by a reciprocity agreement with CPA Canada or the CPA`s heritage bodies, and if you are authorized to work as a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or legally resident in Canada, you may be eligible for CPA certification in Canada. Please note the table below. If you are not a reputable member of an international accounting body covered by a reciprocity agreement with CPA Canada or the CPA Legacy bodies, please consult the Global Impact Map of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) to verify that your accounting office is listed under IFAC. This professional exchange is made possible by the signing of the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Canadian Accountants (CPA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The agreement sets out the criteria by which members of Canadian and Indian bodies can become members of the other Union. The ICAI members who, as part of this agreement, seek their Canadian name of CPA are: “These agreements serve the public interest by providing our members with a means to exploit career opportunities abroad and by helping the best financial and accounting qualities to become Canadian professional accounts,” says Thomas. The following international accounting bodies are covered by a reciprocity agreement with CPA Canada or the CPA Legacy bodies. Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) who are doing well and seeking the Canadian name of CPA as part of the agreement between ICAI and CPA Canada are: CPA Canada has finalized the reciprocal membership agreement with the Institute of Indian Charter Accounts (ICAI) on behalf of the provincial and territorial bodies of the CPA and the chartered professional accounts of Bermuda. If you are a fully qualified ICAI member with a good reputation (a member obtained by the end of the accounting certification process and not through a recognition agreement with another accounting office) and you have obtained your designation while you are not resident in Canada, the agreement may entitle you to an expanded position in the CPA certification program. Joy Thomas (left), President and CEO of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, and Naveen N.
D. Gupta, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with representatives of the TORONTO and Vancouver ICAI chapters, at the signing of the agreement between canadian CPAs and Indian CAs on November 17, 2018 in Toronto. (picture provided) To start the application process if not done yet, please create a profile with CPAWSB. Complete your personal information, training and work as soon as you are invited to do so. They are not required to request an evaluation of the transcript, but should contain all relevant information about education.