NC Board of CPA Examiners

North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners

Established by Chapter 93-12 of the North Carolina General Statutes, the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examiners (the Board) is an independent, self-funded occupational licensing board that protects the public through the regulation of the CPA title in North Carolina. The Board approves applications for the Uniform CPA Exam and NC CPA licenses, registers CPA firms, and monitors continuing professional education (CPE) and peer review compliance. It also enforces compliance with the North Carolina General Statutes (NCGS) and North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) applicable to Exam candidates, licensees, and CPA firms.


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Information for Consumers

Information regarding how to verify a CPA or CPA firm's status with the Board; filing a complaint against a North Carolina CPA or CPA firm; and how to choose a CPA or CPA firm.

Information about Enforcement

Information regarding the Enforcement/Professional Standards section of the Board.

Information for Applicants

Information regarding requirements for sitting for the Uniform CPA Exam and information regarding the statutory requirements for becoming a North Carolina CPA.

Information for Licensees & CPA Firms

Information for CPAs including annual license renewal, status changes, and CPE. Information for CPA firms including registration, renewal, and peer review.