CPA Accredited Student Registration

As part of the CPA Ontario student registration process, you will have the option of choosing the CPA Accredited University Program category. You should register under this category only if you are currently enrolled in or completed the graduate-level component of a CPA Accredited program at a university.

Visit our page on CPA Accredited Program requirements for more information.

How do I register as an accredited student?

Sign up

Sign up through My Portal.

CPA Accredited Enrollee Verification

Complete the CPA Accredited Enrollee Verification to confirm your status as an accredited student.

Select registration category

Once your status is confirmed, select the ‘CPA Accredited Program’ registration category.

Submit application

Submit a student registration application and complete the character/bankruptcy declarations.

Upload proof

Upload a proof of legal name document.

What do I need to know?

How long does it take to process my application?

Student registration applications typically take 10 business days once we receive all documents and payment. Processing times will take longer during peak times or if there are any character or bankruptcy declarations.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have been approved.

How much does it cost to register?

Annual Student Dues (ASD) are prorated based on the time of year an applicant applies for student registration. The registration fee and ASD are non-refundable. Visit Annual Student Dues for more information.
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November 1-June 30$600 + GST/HST$125 + GST/HST
July 1-October 31$300 + GST/HST$125 + GST/HST

Access to Records Policy

For more information on how to access your records, please see our Access to Records Policy.

Appeal rights

A decision of the Registrar not to register or reregister an individual as a student, or to deregister a student, may be appealed by the individual or student to the CPA Ontario Admission and Registration Committee. The parties to an appeal are the individual appealing and the Registrar. The appeal shall be conducted in accordance with CPA Ontario’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. The decision of the Admission and Registration Committee is final.