Application for Certification/Licensure
This application will only be accessible in your OAB online account once your Experience Verification Application has been approved. This is the final application for you to receive your CPA Certification and requires Board approval.
(Required) Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Comprehensive Course (Ethics Exam): All persons must complete this course as part of the CPA Certification requirements and score a 90% or above. This course can be purchased directly from the AICPA. Additional information for this CPE Course is attached. You must submit the CPE certificate for this course with your Certification Application. You may complete this course any point during your path to certification, but do not submit in advance.
(If Applicable) Permit to Practice Public Accounting: If you are employed with a public accounting firm and/or plan to provide public accounting related services, you must obtain a permit to practice public accounting in addition to the CPA certificate. You must show proof of 40 CPE hours earned within the prior calendar year or within the last 365 days. Certificates of completion must be submitted with Certification Application.
Once all documents have been received and the application is processed, the applicant will receive additional email correspondence regarding next steps.