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BECOME A CPA

I AM EDUCATED OUTSIDE OF CANADA AND I WANT COMPLETE STEP 1: SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT ASSESSMENT

You are considered educated outside of Canada if you're an internationally educated professional seeking to become a CPA in Ontario.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT ASSESSMENT REQUEST?

You can submit your transcript assessment request if you:

Do not submit a transcript assessment request at this time if you are:

 


BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Before you submit your transcript, make sure you have all the required documents and information outlined below:

*Effective January 1, 2020, a WES ICAP evaluation will be required.

**Only required if submitting a combined application otherwise this will be required upon Student Registration.

The fee for your transcript assessment is $150 (plus HST) and you will receive your results via email within six to eight weeks for international transcripts. Transcript assessment results are valid for one year from the date of the assessment results letter. Once you have completed the online application, an official transcript from all post-secondary institutions you attended must be sent directly from Registrar’s Office, in a sealed envelope, to:

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
130 King Street West, Suite 3400
PO Box 358
Toronto, ON M5X 1E1
Attn: CPA Ontario Transcript Assessments & Registration

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DO YOU HAVE THE PREREQUISITES AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS?

There are two paths to the CPA designation. Each pathway has unique prerequisites and certification requirements, as outlined below:

 

CPA PATH

CPA PATH

Applicants must meet the following requirements from a recognized academic institution:

  • Conferral of a university degree.
  • 120 degree-credit hours of education.
  • Completion of the required entry prerequisite degree-credit courses.
  • Meet the minimum grade, GPA and currency of education requirement.

Download the Academic Prerequisite Assessment Guidelines for more information. 

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