International Credential Recognition 

CPA Canada continues to honour the following agreements between the legacy bodies (CGA and CMA) and international accounting bodies.

Please note: all of the following agreements are currently being renegotiated between CPA Canada and the respective international accounting bodies and as a result, the agreement and requirements may change without notice. 


If you are a fully qualified member in good standing of an international accounting body from one of the countries below, you may have rights to CPA certification in Canada through a reciprocal agreement.


If you are designated through one of our international partners, you may be eligible to have part or all of your designation recognized through one of CPA Canada’s Memorandums Of Understanding (MOU).


For members in good standing of IFAC member bodies with whom CPA Canada does not have a specific agreement:


International accounting professionals who are not members of an international body with an MRA or RMA with CPA Canada and/or are not members of an IFAC member body: