Membership designation

The membership designation is governed by the Professional Accountants By-law 22.


A member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants shall use the designation “Certified Public Accountant ( 會計師 )” and the initials “CPA” after his or her name.


A CPA having seven years' standing with the Institute may apply to council for advancement to fellowship. The application for advancement to fellowship is governed by Professional Accountants By-law 22.


After advancement to fellowship, a CPA shall use the designation “Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (資深會計師 )” and the initials “FCPA” after his / her name.

For details, please download the following documents from the forms and downloads section, or obtain hardcopy of relevant documents by sending an email request to admission@hkicpa.org.hk, or get them through our telephone hotline: (852) 2528-9000.

  • Application for advancement to fellowship (Form R-5)
  • Fee schedule
  • Submission deadline