Board of Public Accountancy

Accountancy License Types

  • Accountant
  • Permit to Practice
  • Firm Permit to Practice


Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by December 31 of every odd-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
Renew Online:
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: November 1, 2019
Renewals accepted: November 4, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Renew By License Expiration Date: December 31, 2019

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Renewal Fees

On-Time Cost to Renew
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – $152.00
Public Accountant (PA) – $152.00
Permit to Practice for CPA/PA (sole, partner, principal) – $155.00
Permit to Practice for CPA/PA (staff member) – $63.00
Firm Permit to Practice (FPTP) (entity) – $230.00
Firm Permit to Practice (FPTP) (sole) – $64.00

Restoration Information...

(CPA, PA, FPTP) Forfeited licenses may be restored subject to meeting restoration requirements.

Restoration Fees

 Cost to Restore (late renewal) Contact Licensing Branch at (808) 586-3000


 2018-2019 Accountancy Continuing Professional Education Approved Sponsor

List as of January 22, 2019