The Institute

Established under the Accountants Act 1967, MIA is the national accountancy body that regulate, develops, supports and enhances the integrity, status and interests of the profession in Malaysia.

MIA accords the Chartered Accountant Malaysia or C.A.(M) designation.

Working closely alongside businesses, MIA connects its membership to an unmatched range of information resources, events, professional development and networking opportunities.

Presently, there are 34,947  members making their strides in businesses across all industries in Malaysia and around the world.

MIA’s international outlook and connections are reflected in its membership of regional and international professional organisations such as the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

MIA’s Mission

To develop, support and monitor quality and expertise consistent with global best practices of the accountancy profession in the interest of stakeholders.

MIA’s Vision

To be a globally recognised and renowned Institute of accountants committed to nation building.

MIA’s Strategic Objectives

  • Develop and enhance the competency of Accountancy Professionals to meet market demands.
  • Advance and enhance the status (professionalism, competency, ethics) of members and the accountancy profession in Malaysia.
  • Support & regulate (furthering, drive, lead, ensure) the practice of the accountancy profession in Malaysia consistent with global standards and best practices.
  • Promote the accountancy profession as a profession of choice.
  • Well governed organisation with good Talent Management, Operational and Financial sustainability.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Mutual Trust and Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Teamwork

MIA’s Functions

Section 6 of the Accountants Act 1967 (the Act) states that the functions of the Institute shall be:

  • To determine the qualifications of persons for admission as members;
  • To provide for the training and education by the Institute or any other body, of persons practising or intending to practice the profession of accountancy;
  • To approve the MIA Qualifying Examination(QE) and to regulate and supervise the conduct of that Examination;
  • To regulate the practice of the profession of accountancy in Malaysia;
  • To promote, in any manner it thinks fit, the interest of the profession of accountancy in Malaysia;
  • To render pecuniary or other assistance to members or their dependents as it thinks fit with a view to protecting or promoting the welfare of members; and
  • Generally to do such acts as it thinks fit for the purpose of achieving any of the aforesaid objectives.