How to become a member

Professional accountancy organisations of high quality and good repute can apply for membership. It is not possible for individual accountants to become members. See the procedure to become a member.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Professional accountancy organisations can apply for 3 different types of membership:

Full Members 

  • meet all the membership requirements.
  • are not part of a government, nor have a commercial activity as their main purpose
  • are established in Europe
  • comprise members whose professional qualification is recognised in one or more European countries and are considered to be of high quality by peers
  • require its members to comply with high professional standards and enforce high ethical standards
  • where the activities of its members are subject to EU audit regulation, they should comply with the highest national education and qualification requirements and be authorised to fully exercise all audits without any restriction
  • do not appear as potentially bringing Accountancy Europe in disrepute

Associate Members 

  • do not meet all the conditions for Full Membership, but are committed to do so

Correspondent Members 

  • do not and are not expected to fulfil all the conditions to become Full or Associate Members
  • do share Accountancy Europe’s values and objectives and share a mutual interest with us
  • require its members to comply with high professional and ethical standards
  • do not appear as potentially bringing Accountancy Europe in disrepute

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