Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can join the PICPA Vancouver Canada?
A: Any Filipino who is a Certified Public Accountant or an accounting graduate in the Philippines or Canada.
Q: How do I know if I qualify as a member of the Association?
A: Your application package will be reviewed accordingly. Upon verification of your qualifications and upon payment of the required dues, a Certificate of Membership will be issued to you to signify admission.
Q: What are my duties and responsibilities as a member?
A: Your duties and responsibilities include the following:
- To pay PICPA Vancouver Association dues and other assessments.
- To abide by the Constitution and ByLaws and other issuances of the Association.
- To continually develop yourself professionally.
- To actively participate in all activities of the Association.
- To attend at least three meetings in a year in order to be considered as an active member in good standing.
Q: Am I considered a member in good standing after paying my dues?
A: A member is considered in good standing when account is current and membership dues are fully paid. A member in good standing must participate in activities of the Association, attend at least three (3) meetings/activities in a year, involve in the election process and act in a manner befitting of a professional.
Q: How do I apply for the Certificate of Membership in Good Standing?
A: Email your request to the VP-Membership. After compliance of the requirements, you will be requested to pay the certification fee of $50.00. You can either hand in your cheque to the VP-Membership during the meeting (refer to Calendar of Activities for details) or mail your cheque payable to PICPA Vancouver Canada at:
PICPA Vancouver Canada
Unit 201 - 4713 Byrne Road
Burnaby, BC V5J 3H6
(Mailing address only)
A Certificate of Membership will be mailed to you upon receipt of your payment.
Q: How do I update my membership information?
A: Login to the Member Area and click My Profile on the desktop to edit and update your information or email your updates.
Q: Who should I contact to if I have further questions?
A: Send us an email and we'll be happy to address any questions you might have.