Membership Categories & Rates

Membership is open to both CPAs and non-CPAs in the profession, as well as college students majoring in accounting or related field.

Membership year is May 1 - April 30.  
Join in Feb., March or April for membership through April of the following year. 

Join today to belong, grow, and achieve.


For CPAs

Active Member

A CPA, in any state*, regardless of license status (active or expired).

Annual Dues:
Licensed < 3 Years $250
Licensed > 3 Years $335

Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31

Active Educator

A CPA, in any state*, regardless of license status (active or expired) who is a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university.

Annual Dues: $130 
Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31

Nonresident Members

A CPA with a Pennsylvania license, regardless of license status (active or expired) who neither lives nor works in Pennsylvania.

Annual Dues:
Licensed < 3 Years $210
Licensed > 3 Years $210

Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31


For Non-CPAs

Student Affiliate

A full-time college student, majoring in accounting or a related field.

Annual Dues: $10

Accounting Affiliate

A recent graduate (within the past five years) with a bachelors or masters degree in accounting or a related field.

Annual Dues: $35

Candidate for Admission

A candidate who has passed all four parts of the CPA Exam but has not yet received a CPA license.  If you passed all four parts of the CPA Exam within the last year you could qualify for a free year of membership.

Annual Dues: $175

Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31

Associate

Works in the accounting field, has a bachelors degree, and works closely with a PICPA member who is willing to serve as an annual membership sponsor.

Annual Dues: $335

Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31

Associate Educator

Works in the accounting field, has a bachelors degree, and works closely with a PICPA member who is willing to serve as an annual membership sponsor, and is a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university.

Annual Dues: $130

Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31
*Or political subdivision of the United States, or the equivalent thereof of a foreign country or its political subdivision    

Former Members and Reinstatements

Applications for reinstatement should be submitted with dues for the year in which reinstatement becomes effective. Members who were terminated for non-payment of dues may be subject to a reinstatement fee of $50, and may be subject to additional sums due to the Institute at the time of his/her termination.

Join the PICPA or reinstate your membership.


Successful Candidates
Join for Free!

Have you passed all four parts of the CPA Exam in the last year and plan to get licensed in Pennsylvania? If so, you qualify for a free year of PICPA membership.

Claim Free Membership