Resumption of CPD workshops and sports and recreation events

After having assessed the COVID-19 situation and our hygiene and cleaning practices, we are pleased to announce that both continuing professional development (CPD) workshops and sports and recreation events with a maximum of 30 participants will be gradually resumed with immediate effect.


We will closely monitor the situation to determine when it is appropriate to resume other events.


For the latest updates from the Institute please visit the COVID-19 – CPA Information Centre.

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Application details

New Application / Re-application

If you are a new applicant / you were rejected from the QP student application before, please visit here for QP student application purpose in order to enroll in the December 2020 session.



If you were removed from the student register before, please contact the Qualifications Assessment Team at as soon as possible and quote with your previous student number.


1.  Applicants should complete this application correctly and note the deadline and fees.
2.   If you are a registered student, you can click here for the QP timetable for enrolment.

All applications MUST be supported by documentary evidence of academic achievements. Certified true copies of academic records are required.  For applicants who submit the application in person, they should present both the original copies and photocopies of all academic records to the Institute for inspection and certification.

4. Applicants who have completed the PRC CPA Uniform Examination - Under the agreement signed between the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs and CICPA, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs will forward the following documents to CICPA for certification purpose: "Certificate of Completion" (全科合格證) of the PRC CPA Uniform Examination (全國統一考試) or CICPA membership certificate, a photo and identity card / passport copy.
5. Applicants with non-Hong Kong qualifications are advised to read the “Student Registration Requirements for Applicants with Non-Hong Kong Degrees” for further details.
6. Fail to submit all the required items (e.g. transcripts, correct fee(s)) will delay the application and you may not be allowed to enroll for the coming examination session.
7. Submission of application - The application and required items submitted by post / in person should be reached the Institute by the application deadline.  Application would be deemed unsuccessful and all fees paid are non-refundable if applicants fail to submit the required items for assessment within 6 months from the application date.  Applicants are required to submit a new application and provide supporting documents together with the appropriate fees again should they wish to re-apply.
8. Acknowledgement - Applicants will receive an email notification to acknowledge their online application.  If you do not receive the email, your online application for QP registration may deem unsuccessful.  Please contact the Qualifications Assessment Team at for assistance.
9. Application result - Application result will normally be available before the enrolment deadline of each examination session or two months after the date of submission of completed application documents.
10. Enrolment – This application is for student registration only.  Registered students may refer to their studentship confirmation for the enrolment details. 

Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance:
Your personal data collected from this application will be used for the purposes relating to the administration of the Professional Accountants Ordinance and Professional Accountants By-laws.  In addition, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("the Institute") may use the collected data for statistical research and analysis, and for keeping students informed of its services.  The provision of personal data by means of this application is voluntary.  However, insufficient information may result in rejection of an application.  Such data collected may be accessible by the Institute's officers, persons or committees processing the registration, examination and related matters. The data may also be accessible by or transferred to any authorized personnel including (but not limited to) agents, contractors, consultants, or advisers performing any statutory or administrative functions on behalf of the Institute.

Unless otherwise agreed, hard copies of any documents containing your personal data that you provide to the Institute will become the property of the Institute and will not be returned to you.  The Institute will destroy any documents it holds in accordance with its internal policy and applicable laws.  Please refer to the Institute's privacy policy and personal information collection statement on its website at: