CGA-Canada welcomes internationally educated professionals and graduates. Our self-assessment tool will help you find out how to become a Certified General Accountant (CGA).
Whether you'd like to obtain the CGA designation internationally or are emigrating to Canada, thanks for your interest in joining us. We invite you to explore this website as a first step.
This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Foreign Credential Recognition Program
The steps to become a CGA include completion of :
The Frequently Asked Questions section will provide you with answers to some typical questions related to the use of this tool and the certification process.
MRAs enable professional members of selected accounting bodies to become a CGA with a minimal amount of additional requirements. MRAs are available to eligible members in good standing of the following designations only:
There are no residency restrictions for those who are eligible to become a CGA through an MRA.
The CGA Program is currently offered in the following locations:
It's time to begin your self-assessment and find out how close you are to achieving the CGA designation. This free, no obligation, self-assessment will help you explore your route to qualifying as a CGA.
Click the 'Start Assessment Tool' button to begin!
You can then apply through the relevant CGA office to begin the formal assessment and enrolment process in order to pursue the CGA designation. This tool will also provide information on those next steps.