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Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants, MICPA (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ လက်မှတ်ရ ပြည်သူ့စာရင်းကိုင်များအသင်း) is the National Accountancy Body (the only national Professional Accountancy Organization) in Myanmar. CPA (full-fledged) is the only one Professional Designation that is allowed by the Myanmar Accountancy Council (MAC) to sign off audit reports. Members of MICPA are only CPAs until the beginning of 2020, with the new Constitution, adopted on 15 December 2019 on the Special General Meeting of MICPA, intending to take more accounting professionals and students into its membership from the financial year 2020-2021 onwards. As of March 2020, it has more than 1000 members and about 700 are professional accountants in public practice (PAPPs) and the rest are professional accountants in business (PAIBs).

MICPA’s mandate

The Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) is the Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) established as a not-for-profit organization under the Myanmar Companies Act 1914 to regulate the Accounting profession in Myanmar (registration number 5167/2013-2014).

The Institute operates in the public interest and has wide-ranging responsibilities, including acting as a key adviser to government, driving compliance with international standards, ensuring CPA members keep pace with the latest developments and other tasks delegated to it by the regulator – MAC.

Vision and Mission

Our vision is to be a globally recognized, relevant, reliable, respected and authoritative professional accountancy organization of Myanmar and our mission is to enhance the success, influence and value of the Myanmar accountancy profession by acting in the public interest, delivering value to the public and private sectors and society and ensuring recognition for MICPA and its members regionally and internationally through adopting and enforcing international standards supported by a robust governance and compliance infrastructure.

MICPA Values

  • Integrity: to be objective, reliable, accountable, responsible and truthful in all we do.
  • Excellence: to empower to achieve the highest level of standards and execute tasks with competence and due care that is expected.
  • Observance: to be compliant with all the ethical and professional codes of the accounting profession
  • Collaboration: to support, share and work together to achieve success and goals.
  • Lifelong learning: to keep pace with the latest developments in business practice, government and the accountancy profession.

MICPA Objectives

  • To be a sustainable organization: the Institute will ensure its long-term recognition, sustainability and financial viability;
  • To be relevant to the market: the Institute will build its membership and demonstrate the value of a professional, ethical PAO;
  • To deliver member value and be recognized as a key authority; and
  • To ensure professionalism by driving compliance with international standards.

Recent News

12/20/2018      MAC Notification No. 2/2018

Instruction to maintain Quality Control Procedures for Public Practice Accountants (PPA) in Myanmar. read more »

8/6/2018      MAC Notification No. 1/2018

Notification for PA and NPA on quality control on professional. read more »

7/11/2018      MAC Noti 22/2018

MAC issued notification on appointment of auditors in Companies having government equity. read more »

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