I am a member of another body

If you are a qualified member of another professional accountancy body, you could be eligible to join Chartered Accountants Ireland. We have various routes to membership, including reciprocal agreements.

Chartered Accountants Ireland has reciprocity agreements with a number of other Institutes that allows members of other accountancy bodies apply to Chartered Accountants Ireland for membership. Usually applicants to Chartered Accountants Ireland will have to undertake local company law and taxation exams before being allowed to become members.

Chartered Accountants Ireland has MRAs with the following Institutes:

  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • CPA Canada 
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe
Contact:
Contact: Paula Dreelan
Phone: +353 1 637 7216
Fax: +353 1 637 7358
Email: registry@charteredaccountants.ie

Chartered Accountants Ireland offers exemptions to members of the following Professional Bodies: 

  • ACCA: Members who have completed IRL/UK Tax and Law variants can claim exemption from CAP1 and CAP2 examinations. 
  • CIMA: Members who have completed IRL/UK Tax and Law variants can claim exemption from the full CAP1 exam and CAP2 Strategic Finance and Management Accounting.
Please click here to start the application process for confirmation of the exemptions you may be entitled to claim. 

Why enrol with us?

€56,800

Average salary package for newly qualified accountant in industry
*Leinster society salary survey 2017

No.1 in Ireland

Qualification respected and recognised by employers and recruiters

75% pass rate 

Pass rate for FAE in 2017, well above average of other accountancy bodies
*Annual Report 2017


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