Apply to become an International Associate Member. Learn about the benefits of membership and requirements below:
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    You are a full, regular member of one of the organizations listed below.

    Member Benefits

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    The AICPA is your voice on Capitol Hill, with regulatory bodies and public opinion.   Conferences, volunteer groups, committees, social media and specialized communities.

      Education, assessment tools and initiatives dedicated to improving CPAs’ skills.
      Resources to aid in mapping out goals and gaining insight on technical issues.   CPA Letter Daily, Journal of Accountancy and AICPA news updates.   Great rates on insurance, CPE & conferences, Hertz, Dell and much more.
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    Eligibility Requirements

    Approved Affiliation

    You are a full, regular member of one of the following organizations:
    • Australia - Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
    • Canada - Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA)
    • England and Wales - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
    • Germany - Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland e.V. (IDW)
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA)
    • Ireland - Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
    • Japan - Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA)
    • Mexico - Instituto Mexicano de Contadores Publicos (IMCP)
    • New Zealand - New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA)
    • Scotland - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
    • South Africa - South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
    Professional Conduct  
    You meet the AICPA's membership rules and eligibility requirements, agree to abide by the decisions of the Board of Directors as to the disposition of this application and to be governed by and to comply with the Bylaws and Code of Professional Conduct of the Institute.
    Professional Licensure


    You hold a valid non-U.S. accounting credential from a professional organization, governmental entity or similar accountancy body approved by the AICPA Board of Directors and hold full or regular membership with that organization.

    You do not hold a CPA certificate issued by a U.S. jurisdiction. U.S. CPA certificate holders may be eligible for our regular membership category.

    Professional Education

    You meet either the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirement for a CPA or its equivalent in your home country or for an AICPA member.


    Membership Payments  

    Upon review by the Board of Directors, you may or may not be elected to membership. In the event of your admittance to the AICPA, a full year's dues payment is required. Should your application be rejected, your dues remittance will be returned. To align new members with the AICPA billing cycle, a prorated dues renewal for the following fiscal year will be payable by July 31.

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