Where CPAs and accounting professionals belong

As an AICPA member, you're part of an immense professional network that powers every aspect of modern life — at work and at home.

Our members are there for the world's largest corporations and the tiniest corner store. Our members are there for the first-time parents and the just-retired grandparents. 

Through it all, we support our members making a difference and ensuring a successful future for all. Here's how you can experience the network for yourself.

Which AICPA membership is right for you?

Consider your CPA license status, where you work and how involved you are with accounting to find your best fit. 

Regular Member

You are a CPA in good standing

Associate Member

You passed the CPA Exam but have
never been licensed

Non-CPA Associate Member

You work in accounting or finance but
do not have a CPA license

CPA Exam Candidate Affiliate

You are preparing to take the CPA Exam

Student Affiliate

You are a college student interested
in a career as a CPA

International Associate

You are a member of an accounting association
outside of the United States

Benefits of joining the AICPA

Wherever your career takes you, we're here to provide what you need. Membership in the AICPA is an investment in your future. 

Section memberships

Focused content that supports and elevates your area of focus

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Credentials and CGMA designation

Achievements that amplify and display your expertise to the world

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