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Become a Member 

Our Members are the professionals Canada’s business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The profession’s commitment to excellence and public interest provides the crucial foundation for this trust. In fact, our Members are recognized around the world for their high professional standards and expertise. Good character is a requirement for admission to membership. Good character includes, but is not limited to, integrity, candour, honesty, trustworthiness, moral and ethical standards, and such other qualities or combination of qualities as will promote the practice of the profession in the public interest, in accordance with the Chartered Accountants Act, 2010 and the objects of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (registered name of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) ("CPA Ontario").

The Schedule of Ontario University Courses outlines the degree-credit courses needed to fulfill the 51 credit-hour requirement. For a list of courses needed, click on the button below.

Link to Schedule of Ontario University Courses

Find out how you can become a Member, by clicking on the appropriate button below.

Link to High School and University Students
Link to University Graduate
Link to University Co-Operative Degree Program
Link to University Accredited Program or Stream
Link to University – Conditional CA Student (part-time or full time)
Mature Students
Link to Internationally Trained Accountants
Link to Member of anothe Provincial Institute