AIA CPA Conversion Programme

The AIA-CPA Conversion Programme was jointly established by AIA and the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA) to advance global opportunties for members in China. 


This course is open to all fully qualified CICPA members, who have gained their membership by exam, who hold a relevant level of English (IELTS 6 or equivalent), and who have at least three years' work experience in the accounting field.

The course is only available in China. 

Exam format

The programme is tested by two written, closed-book, three hour exams.

AIA membership

On completion of the conversion course, successful candidates are eligible to apply for membership of AIA. All applications for AIA Associate Membership through the conversion programme must be submitted via the AIA Beijing Desk.

Further information

Beijing HuaBao WeiYe Management Consulting Co Ltd is solely authorised to conduct the CPA Conversion Programme in China, with guidance from AIA.

  • Membership conversion programme
  • Joint certification
  • International accreditation
  • Global opportunities
  • Career advancement