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Member Pathway Agreement - MPA (CPAA and PICPA

batmanbatman Darwin AustraliaPosts: 3,428Member, Moderator
edited January 2016 in Other Migration Topic
https://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/become-a-cpa/international-affiliations/philippine-institute-of-certified-public-accountants

"On 27 November 2015, CPA Australia and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) signed a Member Pathway Agreement (MPA) to further develop the relationship between the two bodies and establish guidelines on how qualified members of PICPA and/or candidates who have passed the local CPA Licensure exams can attain an international designation recognised across the globe through CPA Australia.

Becoming a CPA gives local CPAs in the Philippines and PICPA members the opportunity to promote their technical expertise through an association that is well recognised throughout Australia, Asia and around the globe.

The term of this MPA agreement is valid until the day 26 November 2018 and it will be revisited for possible renewal near the end of the term, and is available to:
•candidates who have completed the licensure exams in Philippines and/or PICPA members who have served the profession for more than 10 years in a senior capacity
• local CPA candidates in Philippines and/or PICPA members regardless of the number of years of experience ."


For those who tried this MPA. Please share your experience and success stories. Para maka kuha kami ng tips.. Maraming salamat.

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221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
- collating requirements for NT SS application
18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
- was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
- engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
02|05|18 - PCC processing
20|05|18 - Medical
06|06|18 - Visa payment
15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
09|02|19 - Big move
11|02|19 - First job interview
12|02|19 - Received job offer
13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

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  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    To be known pa yung sa misis ko; as she is already a CPAA Associate member - she just submitted a letter of request together with a letter of recommendation from her current and previous works that clearly stated that she was in a senior role.

    Hopefully makuha niya - although she already passed 5 of the 6 require subject, if she will be approved ma exempt na sya sa last exams and that would be a $1k savings for us... :)

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot what is the remaining segment for her?

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot what is the remaining segment for her?
    1 of the electives - think she is currently enrolled in contemporary business issues. hopefully that her request will be granted and this will be refunded back to us.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    @batman - just got the approval today... :)

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot congrats! na refund? so CPA na si wifey technically? btw pede maka hingi ethics review materials? kong okay lang legally and personally.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot congrats! na refund? so CPA na si wifey technically? btw pede maka hingi ethics review materials? kong okay lang legally and personally.
    ahahaha - mukhang wala na materials for this; this was taken in 2013 and this was her weak point. Pass lang sya dito... ehehehe!! It was a boring paper as per her description.

    Yeah, she is technically a CPAA na but of course the formalities will follow.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • ysacpaysacpa Sydney
    Posts: 1Member
    Joined: Jan 14, 2016
    Hi Batman. Can i ask if your wife is currently in a senior role here in Australia when she applied for the MPA?
  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @ysacpa maybe your are referring to @TasBurfoot wife.
    @TasBurfoot congrats!

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    Hi Batman. Can i ask if your wife is currently in a senior role here in Australia when she applied for the MPA?
    Yeah I think you wanted to ask me... @ysacpa, yes my wife is a manager for an American firm.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot she is in audit, big 4? :D

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot she is in audit, big 4? :D
    She left the big 4 firm mga six years ago na...

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • synecticsbrainsynecticsbrain Sydney
    Posts: 1Member
    Joined: Jan 18, 2016
    @TasBurrfoot misleading daw ang requirements to get an exception for the 3 cpa australia modules. mostly I know ay negative assessment outcome. Kasi sa requirements list "and/or" so may confusion whether both CPA license in Phils plus 10 years experience and 5 years should be in senior managerial role.

    So we need a clarification of what have been signed by picpa & cpa australia:

    1. dapat ba ang 5 year senior managerial role requirements applies only to picpa members na hindi CPA licensed sa pinas?

    2. or 10 years experience (walang 5 years senior managerial role) pero CPA licensed sa pinas?

    3. or dapat both CPA licensed sa pinas plus 10 years experience and 5 years in senior managerial role?

    Thanks, hope we can get more comments/share their experience on PICPA & CPA Australia MPA.


  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    @TasBurrfoot misleading daw ang requirements to get an exception for the 3 cpa australia modules. mostly I know ay negative assessment outcome. Kasi sa requirements list "and/or" so may confusion whether both CPA license in Phils plus 10 years experience and 5 years should be in senior managerial role.

    So we need a clarification of what have been signed by picpa & cpa australia:

    1. dapat ba ang 5 year senior managerial role requirements applies only to picpa members na hindi CPA licensed sa pinas?

    2. or 10 years experience (walang 5 years senior managerial role) pero CPA licensed sa pinas?

    3. or dapat both CPA licensed sa pinas plus 10 years experience and 5 years in senior managerial role?

    Thanks, hope we can get more comments/share their experience on PICPA & CPA Australia MPA.


    This is probably a question that should be directed at CPAA...

    But my take is that they have a partnership with PICPA hence in order to get exemption, you need to be a PH CPA plus all the other requirements (in which case, managerial/senior role).

    Doesn't make sense that that brand it a partnership with PICPA but they are ok to welcome non PH CPAs. diba? :)

    Hope this somehow helps.

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • caylincaylin Sydney
    Posts: 66Member
    Joined: Apr 19, 2013
    Would somebody know if I will still be required to pass an Englist test if I choose to apply for ASA via this MPA? Thanks.
  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    edited May 2016
    Not required @caylin.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • nedznedz Singapore
    Posts: 204Member
    Joined: Mar 06, 2015
    Hello po. Meron na ba dito nakapag submit ng application and naapproved? Plan ko sana magsubmit.

    Best Regards,
    Nedz

    Occupation - Accountant
    March 2014 - Decided to move on
    Oct 2014 to - 4 attempts in ELTS
    April 2015
    July 2015 - PTE L-86 R-81 W-90 S-90
    Nov 2015 - CPAA Positive Qualification/Skilled Employment Assessment
    04 Dec 2015 - EOI 189 ( 70 pts)
    05 Dec 2015 - EOI 190 ( 70+5 pts )
    11 Dec 2015 - Received NSW Invitation for Nomination
    14 Dec 2015 - Lodged Application for Nomination
    21 Jan 2015 - Received ITA 189 ( did not pursue cos may mali sa EOI ko)
    25 Jan 2016 - Nomination approval / ITA 190
    08 Mar 2016 - Lodged 190 visa (Frontloaded medical, NBI, SG COC, F80)
    04 April 2016 - Visa grant/DG
    24 Feb 2017 - IED
    Jan 2017 - Big Move

    "Believe you can and you're half way there."

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @nedz meron na na approved, like wife ni @TasBurrfoot, I submitted mine last July 19 I will let you know the progress after.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot Osaka
    Posts: 4,336Member
    Joined: Feb 24, 2011
    edited July 2016
    nedz said:

    Hello po. Meron na ba dito nakapag submit ng application and naapproved? Plan ko sana magsubmit.

    Yeah my wife...

    She was enrolled in her sixth and last subject when the letter came na approved na sya for full membership...

    It came too late but pwede na rin, at least she was spared the last subject! :)

    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    nedz said:

    Hello po. Meron na ba dito nakapag submit ng application and naapproved? Plan ko sana magsubmit.

    @nedz I got my application approved also. pathway 2, since I am not in managerial post for the last 5 years.

    So I need to take 4 subjects and 2 electives. All Professional level segments.

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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @Diana__Jane @shaynetot Here is the thread related to CPAA membership. Being a picpa member does not automatically mean we can be a member of CPAA. we still need to undergo assessment. and associate member lang tayo. we have to do some subjects pa.

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    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • Diana__JaneDiana__Jane Dubai
    Posts: 188Member
    Joined: Aug 09, 2016
    Thanks @batman, pero yung PICPA membership natin sa pinas renewable ba yun?

    ANZSCO 221111 - Accountant (General) 189:70 - 190(NSW):75
    1st take PTE-A: Failed - sad
    2nd take PTE-A: Passed - yay!
    28.10.2016 - Submitted skills and employment assessment to CPA Australia.
    18.11.2016 - Answered prayers, positive assessments from CPA Australia. =)
    21.11.2016 - Submitted EOI 189-70 : 190 (Any)-75
    01.12.2016 - Received State Nomination from WA - but requires employment so we'll let this lapse.
    08.12.2016 - Changed preferred state to "NSW"
    28.10.217 - PTE 73/85/86/75 -LRSW - sayang!
    09.12.217 - PTE 69/90/86/80 -LRSW - sayang again!

    Reviewing for PTE again bawal suko/Waiting for ITA

    “Whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” Matthew 21:22”

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    edited September 2016
    @Diana__Jane no ksi wala nmn expiration pagiging CPA natin. afaik.

    bale pag di ka lang bayad ng membership fee, delinquent member ka. naka kuha ka na ng membership certificate from PICPA? if not need mo bayaran yung yrs na kong san di ka bayad ng membership fee. bago ka nila issue han ng cert.

    Anyhow. u dont need mebershcip certificate as long as meron ka PRC certificate at board rating enough na proof yun na CPA passer ka.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
    YouTube: Dad's Journal
    FB page: My Australian Journey

    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • shaynetotshaynetot Mandaluyong
    Posts: 186Member
    Joined: Feb 21, 2014
    @batman thanks for the heads up! I think derecho na ako for skill migration assessment since time is of the essence hehhe. Yep member pa rin ng PICPA pero tama ka, delinquent hahah I called them kanina tapos I asked kung how much fee for renewal ng membership. 6k daw para makakuha ako ng certificate of good standing :-O hahha so I guess derecho na ako sa migration assessment. Or if i do not apply for membership, will it affect my migration assessmebt? Thank you!

    External Auditor ANZSCO code 221213
    April 2016 - Visited Sydney and Melbourne with Hubby8
    August 2016 - Reviewed PTE-Academic
    5 Sept 2016 - Took the PTE-Academic exam; achieved the required CPAA score (R82/S65/L86/W90)
    19 Sept 2016 - Submitted docs to CPAA for migration assessment
    5 Oct 2016 - Received positive migration assessment;
    5 Oct 2016 - lodge EOI with 70 points
    21 Dec 2016 - Received invitation for 189
    16 January 2017 - medical at St. Luke's Ermita
    19 January 2017 - Lodged 189 visa
    24 January 2017 - Frontloaded all documents
    13 February 2017 - CO contact - Requested to tick the relevant box in item 43 of Form 80 ("Do you have children?")
    28 February 2017 - Visa Grant!!! Thank you Jesus!!!

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @shaynetot no it wont affect your migration assessment as the two assessment are totally different.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
    YouTube: Dad's Journal
    FB page: My Australian Journey

    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • LexiLexi Mandaluyong
    Posts: 208Member
    Joined: Sep 10, 2016
    Hello po. If I applied for an Associate CPA membership, then decided to take the CPA program, can I use it to claim additional points in EOI since it's a distance learning course?

    Thank you.

    221111 Gen. Accountant
    04/13/17 - CPAA Positive Assessment
    08/2016 - 11/2017 - PTE Journey
    11/29/17 - EOI 189 - 75 pts.
    01/09/18 - EOI 190 NSW
    02/02/18 - NSW Pre-invite
    02/09/18 - Submitted NSW application
    03/22/18 - ITA/NSW Approval
    04/06/18 - Lodge Visa 190
    07/11/18 - Direct Grant (worth the wait!)

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @Lexi under what points? you can only claim for bachelor degree, PHD.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
    YouTube: Dad's Journal
    FB page: My Australian Journey

    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • LexiLexi Mandaluyong
    Posts: 208Member
    Joined: Sep 10, 2016
    @batman yeah, I checked di nga pwede. :(

    Anyway, I think it's still good to apply for associate membership muna. Thanks for the reply :)

    221111 Gen. Accountant
    04/13/17 - CPAA Positive Assessment
    08/2016 - 11/2017 - PTE Journey
    11/29/17 - EOI 189 - 75 pts.
    01/09/18 - EOI 190 NSW
    02/02/18 - NSW Pre-invite
    02/09/18 - Submitted NSW application
    03/22/18 - ITA/NSW Approval
    04/06/18 - Lodge Visa 190
    07/11/18 - Direct Grant (worth the wait!)

  • batmanbatman Darwin Australia
    Posts: 3,428Member, Moderator
    Joined: Oct 04, 2011
    @Lexi go for it, ako nag pa member na din. wala di pa lang ako nag eenroll for a subject to take.

    Follow me on my social media as i share my Australian Journey.
    YouTube: Dad's Journal
    FB page: My Australian Journey

    221213 External Auditor|489 - 70pts - SS NT
    21|07|16 - Applied CPAA membership assessment
    31|07|16 - PTE-A L|S|W|R (73|79|78|77)
    01|08|16 - Submitted CPAA migration assessment
    20|09|17 - EOI 190 - NT (delayed due to show money req.)
    - collating requirements for NT SS application
    18|10|17 - Submitted NT SS application (praying for + result)
    24|04|18 - 190 not successful,
    - was offered 489 instead and accepted offer
    - engaged with visa consort agency for visa application submission.
    26|04|18 - Invited to apply for SS visa 489 - Northern Territory
    02|05|18 - PCC processing
    20|05|18 - Medical
    06|06|18 - Visa payment
    15|09|18 - happy na birthday pa, visa grant pa.. TYL
    09|02|19 - Big move
    11|02|19 - First job interview
    12|02|19 - Received job offer
    13|02|19 - Accepted job offer
    13|08|19 - Accepted a new job offer - new employer

  • LexiLexi Mandaluyong
    Posts: 208Member
    Joined: Sep 10, 2016
    @batman nag-apply na din ako ng membership last week. I think there is benefit sa future applications natin yung title na Associate CPA. Gaano po ba katagal ang processing nun?

    Kelan ka enroll ng subject?
    Thanks :)

    221111 Gen. Accountant
    04/13/17 - CPAA Positive Assessment
    08/2016 - 11/2017 - PTE Journey
    11/29/17 - EOI 189 - 75 pts.
    01/09/18 - EOI 190 NSW
    02/02/18 - NSW Pre-invite
    02/09/18 - Submitted NSW application
    03/22/18 - ITA/NSW Approval
    04/06/18 - Lodge Visa 190
    07/11/18 - Direct Grant (worth the wait!)

  • mitchy_cpamitchy_cpa North Ryde
    Posts: 92Member
    Joined: Sep 28, 2013
    Hi - may list of requirements ba kayo for the pathway 1 (aside from passing the 3 subjects).

    May timeline ba kung gaano katagal ang evaluation ng CPAA?

    07 SEPT 2013 - IELTS Exam
    27 SEPT 2013 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.5 S: 7.0 OBS: 8.0)
    09 OCT 2013 - CPAA Assessment Sent
    18 NOV 2013 - CPAA Positive Assessment Result
    20 NOV 2013 - EOI submitted with 70 points
    02 DEC 2013 - Received invitation
    04 DEC 2013 - Applied for 189 Visa
    16 JAN 2014 - CO Allocated Brisbane GSM Team 34
    22 JAN 2014 - Uploaded payslips, contracts
    23 JAN 2014 - Visa GRANT (IED DEC 16, 2014)

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