ASEAN CPA Registration in Thailand
The April 2017 issue of the newsletter of the Federation of Accounting Professions (“FAP”) set out the qualifications needed to register as an ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant (ASEAN CPA), which are as follows:
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7 June 2017
1. Becoming an Ordinary and Extraordinary member of FAP
2. Having at least 3 years of experience in the field of accounting in a working period of 5 consecutive years
3. Passing an examination required by FAP, or having a CPA licence which has not expired or been suspended
4. Continuing to learn and develop throughout one’s career as a professional accountant. Continuing professional development (CPD) during one’s career as a professional accountant is applicable to complying with the FAP regulations.
5. Not having one’s licence suspended, or being prohibited from being registered or practising in an accounting profession for misconduct, within the previous three years
6. Not having been penalized for ethical misconduct as set out in Section 49 (4) of the Accounting Professions Act, 2547 B.E. (2004)
How to register as an ASEAN CPA in Thailand
1. Submit an application to the FAP.
2.Upon receiving the application, the Monitoring Committee will assess the accountant and submit the application on his behalf to the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants Coordinating Committee (ACPACC) for a certificate to be issued.
3. Upon acceptance of the application by the ACPACC, and the payment of the necessary fees, the applicant will be considered a registered ASEAN CPA.
Currently, there are 89 registered ASEAN CPAs.
For more information, please visit the Federation of Accounting Professions website.