Determine if you need a Public Practice Permit

Chartered Professional Accountants perform a variety of professional services, some of which may require a public practice permit.

Chartered Professional Accountants perform a variety of professional services, some of which may require a public practice permit. Please note that CPA New Brunswick may consider a firm or a professional corporation to be engaged in the practice of public accounting in New Brunswick depending on the type of services offered and work performed. Please refer to the definition of public practice in the Public Practice Policy.

If you are unsure whether your firm/professional corporation is engaged in public practice, please contact us by email.

According to By-Law 17.01 of CPA New Brunswick, “All Practising Members whose names are entered in the Register, PC Register, Specialist Register, or Firm Roster are required to obtain a Public Practice Permit”.

Note: Members registered in another province, already in practice in their own province, must obtain a public practice permit from CPA New Brunswick in order to be able to offer any public practice services to the public in the province of New Brunswick.