Become a Member

Experience all that MAPA Membership has to offer. MAPA members benefit from important advantages in a competitive and demanding industry where rules and requirements can change overnight. MAPA acts as a resource providing the services and tools you need to not only stay abreast of changes, but also continuously expand your skills into new areas. A professional association that fosters a spirit of professional cooperation, MAPA can be your link for sharing progressive ideas and techniques with peers throughout Minnesota.

Membership can be applied for online, or feel free to use the following applications if you chose to renew manually.

MAPA Full and Associate Memberships

MAPA Retired Memberships

MAPA Student Memberships

If you have multiple individuals from your firm that you would like to register as members, please use the following application for a MAPA Firm Membership. Online firm registration is currently not available.

MAPA Full Membership

This membership is for individuals only

Persons in public practice who meet the requirements of any one of the following subsections shall be eligible for Full Membership in the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants.

  • A. Possess a valid license as a Certified Public Accountant or such other title as may be granted under state law for the practice of accountancy for the public
  • B. Be registered with the State of Minnesota as a Registered Accounting Practitioner.
  • C. Be accredited in accountancy or taxation by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation.
  • D. Be enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.
  • E. Persons who are full members of the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants prior to June 30, 2004, without having a credential in A. through D. above, shall be deemed to have met the eligibility requirements enumerated in Section 1 of this article. Thereafter, all applicants for Full Membership in the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants shall comply with the requirements of Section 1.

In addition to meeting one of the above requirements, each applicant for Full Membership shall be at least 18 years of age and have at least one (1) year of experience in public practice.

USD 160 / 12 months
MAPA Associate

This membership is for individuals only

Persons having an interest in accountancy as a student, teacher, or an owner or employee engaged in public, private or governmental accounting work, may be admitted as Associate Members. They may have all rights and privileges of a full member, except the rights to vote and hold office. Associate members must abide by the Code of Professional Conduct of the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy.

USD 160 / 12 months
MAPA Retired

This membership is for individuals only

Any full member in good standing who has retired from the active practice of public accounting or associate member in good standing who is no longer engaged in the field of accountancy may be placed in a special category of membership upon payment of a reduced membership fee, which is to be set by the Board of Directors.

USD 15 / 12 months
MAPA Student

This membership is for individuals only

The Minnesota Association of Public Accountants can help you gain a competitive edge in today’s job market. Student membership in MAPA gives you substantial discounts on CPE seminars, networking opportunities, member publications, employment information, and other valuable benefits. Meet accounting professionals and participate in Association activities. A great way to meet important contacts.


The Association has established a policy for “firm” dues, whereby employees of a member firm may become members at a reduced rate. This membership is for firms that have at least 5 or more staff in a firm that are being added to a MAPA firm membership. 

USD 1425 / 12 months