International Applicants

Information for applicants with transcripts originating from outside Canada, the US or Bermuda, as well as international student applicants, and internationally trained accountants.

International Applicants to CPA programming

To help us understand how to best support international applicants, see if you answer yes to one of these questions.

  • Did you study at a post-secondary school outside of Canada, the US or Bermuda?
  • Are you a Foreign nationals attending a post-secondary institution in Canada, and looking to pursue their CPA studies?
  • Are you an internationally trained accountant, looking to have your designation recognized in Canada?

The links to the right will help you determine your next steps.

Once you are have reviewed these links, the document checklist will also help ensure you have the appropriate documents specific to your individuals scenario.

Remember you can always contact your regional CPA Student Recruitment Advisor if you have any questions.

International applicants may also be interested to know that CPA Canada is pleased to announce that the Guide to Accounting Business Culture: Adapting to the Canadian Accounting Workplace is available for free on the CPA Canada website. This interactive, online course is designed to assist internationally-trained professionals currently working or seeking employment in the Canadian accounting field.

Please note that the course is available in English only.