What is an MRA?
Mutual Recognition Agreement is an agreement that gives the right to gain membership and practice public accounting between the two accounting institutes.
If you are a member in good standing with any of the following international accounting bodies, then you can be a CPA Canada as per the MRA terms and conditions:
Ordre des Experts-Comptables de France (Quebec only)
The conditions for eligibility include being a Canadian Citizen or legally permitted to work or study in Canada.
CPA Alberta has an MRA with:
Nederland Instituut van Register Accountants
Find out the eligibility requirements and application process to become a Canadian CPA member and to practice public accounting in Canada: Visit the CPA Canada website
Think about planning early from your own country before you make plans to move to Canada. Why not take benefit of your designation and start the process of becoming a CPA Canada even before moving? Start early!
This designation will open doors for a lot of opportunities for you in Canada.