CAP and CIPA Qualification Requirements

 

Certified Accounting Practitioner (CAP) is awarded after the successful completion of Financial Accounting I, Managerial Accounting I, Taxes and Law exams, and at least 1 year of relevant work experience and membership in professional organizations.

CertifiedInternational Professional Accountant (CIPA) is awarded after the successful completion of Financial Accounting II, Managerial Accounting II, Finance, Audit and MIS exams, and all exams required for the CAP certificate, as well as at least 3 years relevant work experience, higher education and membership in professional organizations.
 

Eligibility Requirements for CAP and CIPA Certificates
Requirements
CAP
CIPA
1. Successful completion of exams:
 
 
Financial Accounting 1
 
 
Managerial Accounting 1
75
75
Taxes
75
75
Law
75
75
Financial Accounting 2
 
75
Managerial Accounting 2
 
75
Audit
 
75
Financial Management
 
75
Management Information Systems
 
90
2. Higher Vocational Education
 
required
3. Proven Work Experience
1 year
3 years
4. Good reputation as a member of professional organizations
Recommended ECCBA organization-member
Recommended ECCBA organization-member
5.Confirmation of basic skills in Information Technology
In accordance with professional association requirements
exam

 
Qualification Level Programs CAP / CIPA

Candidates who have passed the necessary examinations and have fulfilled the additional qualification requirements are awarded the qualification levels of CAP and CIPA with the issuance of appropriate certificates:
·         CAP (Certified Accounting Practitioner).
A “CAP” is able to maintain a system of accounting at the company and make all the major reports, including tax returns.
·         CIPA (Certified International Professional Accountant).
A “CIPA” is able to give professional opinions on financial management and participate in management decisions.

More information on exams, as well as the schedule of exam sessions for the current year can be found on the "Exams" page.