Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) is the governing body for chartered professional accountants in Ontario. With the proclamation of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017, effective May 17, 2017, The Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario, Certified Management Accountants of Ontario, and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, are amalgamated and continued as Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of CPA Ontario to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a chartered professional accountant in this province.
This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.
|Number of Accountants||96,348|
|Number of Internationally Trained Accountants||4,584|
You may find information about exam requirements and Canadian work experience requirements elsewhere on this site.
Location of Training, 2020
|Other Canadian Provinces||4,016|
|Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)||4.75%|
The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Accountants, 2020
|Second Largest Number||United Kingdom|
|Third Largest Number||Philippines|
|Fourth Largest Number||Pakistan|
|Fifth Largest Number||Nigeria|
|Number of Applicants||1,304|
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Attorney General. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact CPA Ontario for further information about your ability to practise as a chartered professional accountant in Ontario.