The Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)

The CPA designation affirms the knowledge, skills and capabilities of the professionals who hold it.

As a member, you’ll be recognized as a key player in the success of any company or organization by effectively providing the highest level of strategic and financial expertise while serving and protecting the public interest.

Registering as a Member

There are currently three pathways to register as a CPA in Alberta:

  1. As a candidate (successful completion of CPA Professional Education Program), or
  2. As a legacy candidate (successful completion of the CGA education program), or
  3. As an Affiliate, a member who currently holds a CPA designation  in another Canadian province

For Registration application details, click here.

Member Benefits

Our members enjoy a variety of benefits and resources specifically focused on their improvement within the accounting profession. As a member, you have access to exclusive events and programs that can help you perform your professional duties, network with your CPA colleagues, and grow your career.

Learn more about our available programs and opportunities:

Ask a CPA

As ambassadors of the profession, Alberta CPAs make amazing contributions to their communities and the organizations they work for. So, who better to talk about the work of CPAs and represent the profession than CPAs themselves? Watch our “Ask a CPA” video series featuring Alberta CPAs answering top-asked questions.

Why are CPAs respected?

Alberta CPAs answer the following questions: Why are CPAs respected, why do CPAs make good leaders, and what do CPAs love about their careers?

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