There are several different types of national qualifications and certifications that might support your career in Australia and New Zealand in addition to your ACCA Qualification. Access dual membership instructions.

ACCA membership to become a Charted Accountant

The pathway to CA ANZ membership for an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) member is straightforward. Simply follow the steps below to start your journey toward achieving CA ANZ membership.

Step 1: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Member body Membership Pre-Qualifications

  • You must be a current full member in good standing of the ACCA
  • You must have been a full ACCA member for at least 5 years

Step 2: Apply for Special Admission to Full CA ANZ Membership

Visit the CA ANZ website page Application for Special Admission to Membership for more information on how to gain membership as an existing ACCA member.

Please read the application form carefully to understand the requirements. Please contact the Enrolments and Admissions team with any specific questions at processing times are approximately 20 business days except during peak periods where longer processing times may occur.

Kaplan postgraduate qualification

Kaplan Professional is a leading Australian provider of qualifications in applied finance and financial planning. They form part of a global network of Kaplan businesses specialising in education and continuing education for finance professionals.

Subject credit for ACCA students, affiliates and members.

As an ACCA student, affiliate or member, you are eligible to gain exemption from Kaplan Professional's core financial unit, FIN113-Techniques in Financial Analysis as long as you have completed or have been exempt from part or all of the Fundamental level (must include F7 Financial Reporting) of the ACCA Qualification.

This subject credit can be used towards any of Kaplan’s four prestigious postgraduate qualifications:

  1. Master of Applied Finance
  2. Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance
  3. Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
  4. Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

Kaplan’s finance courses are designed and delivered by practising professionals from many of Australia’s most respected financial institutions. All four qualifications can be studied by distance and are supported by downloadable lectures, eBooks for postgraduate students and sophisticated online support. This allows international students the flexibility of commencing their qualifications before arriving in Australia.

Visit Kaplan’s website to see how graduates have benefited from studying with Kaplan Professional.

Further information

To find out more, please visit Kaplan’s website. If you have any questions about your study options, please contact Kaplan’s Student Advisers on 1300 135 798, international on +61 2 8248 7611 or by email at