International Affiliations 


    The AICPA aggressively pursues the interests of its membership through active participation with international regulators and standard setters. We are an influential member of:

    The AICPA is also affiliated with:

    • The International Innovation Network (IIN). Aims to help the development of technologies and ideas vital to directing the profession's future. Contact Jeannie Patton (jpatton@aicpa.org) for more information. 
    • The Enhanced Business Reporting Consortium and the World Intellectual Capital Initiative (WICI), a private/public sector collaboration aimed at improving capital allocation through better corporate reporting information, and
    • The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). The Center is an autonomous, nonpartisan, nonprofit group, dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets.

    AICPA is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC), the internationally recognized body for the accountancy profession in the Caribbean.

    AICPA is a board member of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA). CAPA represents national accountancy organizations in the Asia-Pacific region and has a membership of 34 accountancy organizations in 24 jurisdictions.

    International Reciprocity

    The AICPA works with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the International Qualifications Appraisal Board (IQAB) to establish international Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs).  

    MRAs allow eligible applicants from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Mexico and New Zealand to take the shorter International Qualification Examination (IQEX) to become a CPA.  The list of participating institutes as well as application forms can be found on the IQEX site.

    Learn More

    Read the latest issue of AICPA's The CPA Advocate.  Can also contact Gordon Cherry (gcherry@aicpa.org) for more details on AICPA International Advocacy efforts.



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