Licensing Area: Accountancy
ATTENTION!!! ALL CPA FIRMS WITH FIRM PERMITS TO PRACTICE SUBJECT TO RENEWAL ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2015
IF YOU DID NOT RENEW YOUR FIRM PERMIT TO PRACTICE BEFORE 4:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 18, 2015, YOU MUST RENEW WITH A HARD COPY FORM!
The online Firm Permit to Practice (“FPTP”) renewal process has been disabled as this time. The Board of Public Accountancy (“Board”) has extended the deadline to file a FPTP renewal application to January 31, 2016. To renew after December 18, 2015 at 4:00 P.M., CPA firms must utilize the attached HARD COPY RENEWAL APPLICATION FORM.
Note: If you already renewed prior to 4:00 P.M. on December 18, 2015, you do not need to do anything else.
If you are reading this on the Board’s website, please download the FPTP renewal form. If you are reading this announcement from an email from your association or other source, please go to the Board’s website at cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/accountancy to download the FPTP renewal form. You will need to select either the “Sole Owner” or “Entity” Renewal Application. Complete the form and submit it with applicable renewal fees to the Board as follows:
MAIL: PERSONAL DELIVERY:
The DEADLINE to submit your CPA FPTP renewal is January 31, 2016. A postmark date of January 31, 2016 will be honored as a timely filing.
Please call the Board’s Office at (808) 586-2696 or email the Board at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers
Professional and Vocational Licensing
- Request an application
- Inquire about licensing requirements
- Applicants can check on the status of an application
- Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements
RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272
- Verify if a person is licensed
- Request prior complaints history on a licensee
- File a complaint on a licensee
Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:
|Lanai & Molokai||1-800-468-4644|
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
- Permit to Practice
- Firm Permit to Practice
Biennial December 31 every odd numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017 begins on Monday, November 9, 2015 and ends midnight (HST) Thursday December 31, 2015
Renewal postcard reminders will be mailed out November 6, 2015
All online renewals will need to be submitted through “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
To be guaranteed a pocket card by December 31, 2015
Renewals should be submitted by November 30, 2015
Failure to timely renew by the renewal date will result in the forfeiture of the license. After the renewal date, the forfeited license may be restored subject to meeting restoration requirements.
Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration InformationSheet .
Board of Public Accountancy
Nelson K. M. Lau, CPA, Chairperson
Gregg M. Taketa, CPA, Vice-Chairperson
Darryl T. Komo, CPA
Gabriel Lee, Public
Edward L. Punua, CPA
John W. Roberts, CPA
Carleton L. Williams, CPA