Become a CA in Canada
Why become a Canadian CA?
To use the “CA” designation in Canada, you must be a member of the institute/ordre of Chartered Accountants in the province or territory in which you intend to practise. This website tells you how to become a CA in Canada, and why becoming a Chartered Accountant is the right choice for those who want to join Canada's leading accounting designation.
Success starts here:
Chartered Accountants are the preeminent practitioners of Canada’s accounting professions, helping shape, manage, and drive Canada’s foremost organizations – and small, entrepreneurial businesses – to leadership positions in the global marketplace. Becoming a CA in Canada takes your career to the next level. Opening the doors to a lifetime of challenge, accomplishment, and success starts below:
Becoming a CA in Canada sets you on a lifetime of career opportunities and professional growth. The path you take to become a CA in Canada depends on your credentials and experience. Tell us a bit about yourself so we can determine the steps you will have to take to meet our high professional standards and become a CA in Canada.
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for senior professionals
Earning my Canadian CA gave me a globally recognized designation that bridges the gap between theory and practice, enhancing the value I can provide Read more
- Abbas Barodawalla, CA, BC Housing, Home country: India
With my Canadian CA, I can be whatever I want to be in the future. Read more
- Jannet C. Taruc, CA, Grant Thornton, BC, Home country: Philippines
Becoming a Canadian CA has allowed me to bridge from my previous working experience given me ways to leverage my background, and opened the doors to an exciting career progression in Canada. Read more
- Joe Lai, CA, Senior Manager, Assurance Services, Ernst & Young LLP, Calgary, AB, Home country: Singapore
The strong reputation of the CA designation, both in Canada and internationally, meant a lot of doors were open to me Read more
- Daniel Labarca, D+H Group LLP, Home country: Venezuela
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