Recognition of overseas bodies
Members of overseas accountancy bodies which have various types of recognition agreements with the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs (HKICPA) are eligible for full or partial exemption from the Institute's qualification programme for membership admission. These agreements are based upon mutual reviews of the examinations and qualification processes between the Institute and the overseas bodies.
The Institute has entered into agreements with different recognition requirements:
Reciprocal membership agreement
NASBA/AICPA IQAB – Mutual recognition agreement between Hong Kong and U.S.
- Application requirements for U.S. CPAs applying for Hong Kong CPA designation
- Application requirements for Hong Kong CPAs applying for U.S. CPA designation
Mutual recognition agreement
CPA Australia (CPAA)
Mutual examination paper exemption