Membership Categories and Rates

There are membership categories available for both CPAs and non-CPAs, including all accounting and business professionals, as well as students, educators and firm administrators.  Are you a third-party vendor providing goods and services to CPAs?  If so, we have a category for you too. 

Your membership is good through June 30, 2025! 

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CPA Members

Any individual who is a licensed Certified Public Accountant of any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.  CPA Members who either work or reside in Florida are eligible voting members

CPA Certified:

  • 5 Years or More -    $420
  • Less than 5 Years - $320

An individual who is a licensed CPA of any state or territory of the United States or District of Columbia.

Non-Resident CPA - $300

A Certified Public Accountant licensed in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia who is domiciled outside the state of Florida.

Retired CPA - $120

Any individual who is fifty-five (55) years or older, has retired from the accounting profession, and either is a CPA licensed in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia or was licensed at any time during the past ten (10) years and is working less than 500 hours in a twelve (12) month period.   

Affiliate Members

Any non-CPA individual not currently holding an active or inactive CPA license from any state or territory.  Affiliate members are non-voting and are not eligible to serve on Council or standing committees.

Accounting & Finance Professional - $215

Open to industry-related non-CPA professionals working in a professional accounting or finance position, who are not approved to sit for the CPA exam or Eligible for Exam by the DBPR in Florida, and does not qualify for another category of membership. Eligible to serve on a General Committee.

CPA Candidate - $50

A college graduate with a degree in accounting or finance that is currently listed with the Board of Accountancy as 'Eligible for Exam' or CPA 'Application in Process' and does not qualify for another category of membership.

Firm Admin/Office Manager:  Free

An individual who is designated as a firm administrator or office manager and does not hold a CPA certificate and does not qualify for a different category of membership.  The entity must employ at least one active FICPA CPA member.

Student - Free

An undergraduate student attending a college or university majoring in accounting or finance and does not qualify for another category of membership.

Business & Accounting Educator - $150

An adjunct or full-time business, data analytics, accounting, or finance professor at a Florida college or university. Note:  An adjunct professor does not qualify for this category if jointly working as a CPA or accounting and finance professional.  Voting rights if Educator is a CPA and living or working in Florida.

Professional Affiliate - $650

Affiliated suppliers providing relevant and complementary services or products to the accounting and finance professions.  Such individuals are not CPAs nor employed at public accounting firms and do not qualify for another category of membership.

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Does Your Employer Pay or Reimburse You For Your Membership?

Many do!  If you're not sure whether your firm/company has already arranged to pay for your membership, please check with your administrator or email

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Rights and Privileges of Membership

Becoming a member of the FICPA means you'll have access to many of the 'rights and privileges' of the membership category you qualify for and many benefits, including:

  • Belonging to the largest CPA and finance community in Florida 
  • Legislative representation in Tallahassee and Washington
  • Receiving special rates on products and services
  • Receiving discounts on professional development
  • Gaining access to valuable resources to enhance your career and much more

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Member Benefits & Questions

Have a question regarding member benefits or membership in the FICPA?  We're here to help, please contact Member Services at or call 800-342-3197x1