Membership

CAPA members are grouped according to the following categories, reflecting the different types of accountancy-related organisations that operate either directly or indirectly within the region.

 

Member

Accountancy organisations that are headquartered in the Asia and Pacific region (as defined by CAPA) and are:

  • recognised by law and/or general consensus, including by peers, the public and other stakeholders, as being a national professional accountancy organisation in good standing in the jurisdiction;
  • considered to be of high quality and good repute, meeting the quality criteria as established by the Board in CAPA’s internal policies.

 

Associate

Accountancy organisations that are headquartered in the Asia and Pacific region (as defined by CAPA) which have an interest in the accountancy profession. Such organisations demonstrate a commitment to, but do not meet all, the “Member” admission criteria.

 

Affiliate

Organisations that have a recognised interest in the accountancy profession in the Asia and Pacific region which are either:

  • professional accountancy organisations (PAOs) headquartered outside the Asia and Pacific region (as defined by CAPA) and member bodies of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC); or
  • international organisations that are not PAOs.

 

CAPA currently has a membership of 32 accountancy organisations in 23 jurisdictions. For more information about each of the categories or enquiry about membership of CAPA, please contact the CAPA Secretariat.

JURISDICTION MEMBER
Australia CPA Australia (CPA Australia)

Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)

Australia & New Zealand Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
Bangladesh Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB)

Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB)

Canada Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
China, People’s Republic of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA)
Fiji Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA)
India Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI)

Japan Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA)
Korea, Republic of Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA)
Mongolia Mongolian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MonICPA)
Nepal Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)
Pakistan Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP)

Papua New Guinea Certified Practising Accountants of Papua New Guinea (CPAPNG)
Philippines Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
Samoa Samoa Institute of Accountants (SIA)
Sri Lanka Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka)

Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AATSL)

Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMASL)

United States of America American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Vietnam Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA)
JURISDICTION ASSOCIATE
Afghanistan Certified Professional Accountants Afghanistan (CPA Afghanistan)
D.P.R. Korea Pyongyang Office of Auditors of the D.P.R. of Korea (POA)
Solomon Islands Institute of Solomon Islands Accountants (ISIA)
JURISDICTION AFFILIATE
France Delegation Internationale pour l’Audit et la Comptabilite (DIPAC)
[DIPAC representing: Compagnie Nationale des Commissaires aux Comptes (CNCC) and Conseil Superieur de l’Ordre des Experts-Comptables (CSOEC)]
United Kingdom ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)

ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)