To enrol in the CGA-Canada program of professional studies, you must be a permanent resident in a country where the program is offered, which (outside of Canada) is currently limited to:
If you are hoping to immigrate to Canada, you should contact the provincial association where you hope to reside to find out about its registration requirements. While the number of transfer credits you are entitled to will be determined at the time of enrolment, the Accountants Coming to Canada site provides previews of potential exemptions for many international accounting designations and programs. Many of the large provinces have very detailed information for International candidates:
For more information on Canadian labour market conditions please consult Working In Canada. Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) also provides valuable information.
Note: If your residency is outside of the above jurisdictions, CGA-Canada will not be able to accept your application at this time.