News & Announcements

CPA Exam Candidates

Exam Section Credit & Notice to Schedule Extensions

The Board addresses all Exam section credit & Notice to Schedule (NTS) extensions on a case-by-case basis. To request an Exam section credit or NTS extension, please contact Phyllis Elliott, the Board’s Examination Specialist.

Wilmington, NC, Prometric Test Center

On October 22, 2021, the new Wilmington, NC, Prometric test center (#1747) will open at 4734 Alumni Drive, DePaolo Hall, Room 1021, Wilmington, NC 28403. The location will have nine (9) testing stations and one (1) testing administrator’s station.

Emergency Video Notarizations

The Board accepts documents notarized under North Carolina’s temporary Emergency Video Notarization law (EVN). The EVN allows regular notaries and electronic notaries to perform acknowledgments and oaths/affirmations over video conference technology (Zoom, Webex, GoToMeeting, etc.) through December 31, 2021.  The North Carolina notary must follow all procedures specified by the Secretary of State. Notaries in other states must follow the procedures for emergency video notarizations for their state.

Members of the Military & Military Spouses

Although the requirements for licensure are the same for military and non-military applicants, NCGS 93B, 21 NCAC 08F .0105, and 21 NCAC 08J .0101(g) extend specific benefits to members of the military and their spouses. As a military member, you may be eligible for economic assistance from the US Department of Veterans Affairs for expenses related to the Uniform CPA Exam and CPA licensure. The North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs may also have resources related to the Uniform CPA Exam and CPA licensure.