Criteria for entry

Certified Public Accountant

Associate (ACPA) membership is a full corporate grade of membership and is available through one of the following routes :-

  • Membership of any chartered body or any other acceptable recognised professional body
  • Have gained a first or post graduate degree in finance or accountancy from a recognised university
  • Have a minimum of two years approved experience

Fellow (FCPA) is available to anyone holding that designation with any other chartered or recognised professional body or to Associates of  five or more years standing.

Associates & Fellows of the Association may use the designation “Certified Public Accountant”. Associates & Fellows who wish to use the Association’s designation and or designatory letters in connection with their practice must be in possession of a valid current Practising certificate issued by the Association.