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 grants certificates of qualification as certified public accountants (CPAs) to those individuals who meet the statutory requirements. The Board also adopts and enforces the Rules of Professional Ethics and Conduct to be observed by CPAs in this State. Other functions of the Board include registration of CPA firms; renewal of CPA certificates and CPA firm registrations; administration of the Uniform CPA Examination; administration of the continuing professional education (CPE) compliance program, administration of the Peer Review Compliance program; disposition of administrative hearings with respect to State statutes and rules; and administration of other provisions of NCGS 93.

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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.