Applying for membership
Once you have completed all the education, practical experience and degree requirements, you may apply for membership.
Are you a transitional CGA student? Learn more about your practical experience requirements and upcoming deadlines. You fall under this category if you:
Once you have completed all the requirements by the deadlines indicated below, you may be eligible for the CPA designation. For more information, refer to Regulation 9-1.
You must complete all requirements for degree conferral by the earliest of June 30, 2020 or by the start of Capstone 1.
Official transcript(s) showing degree conferral must be submitted directly from your post-secondary institution in a sealed envelope and mailed to:
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
130 King Street West, Suite 3400
PO Box 358
Toronto, ON M5X 1E1
Attention: Transcript Assessments & Registration
You must complete all requirements for CPA PEP by the earliest of June 30, 2022 or six years from the start date of your first CPA PEP module.
You must complete all requirements for CPA certification program by the earliest of June 30, 2023 or seven years from the start date of your first CPA PEP module.
Any legacy experience completed and reported in PERC by September 1,
If you did not meet your legacy CGA practical experience requirements, you will be required to transition to the CPA Ontario practical experience requirements and transition to CPA PERT.
Ensure you are familiar with the deadlines you must meet to successfully complete the program. Students who do not meet the deadlines will be deregistered from the program.Review the consequences of deregistration