Board of Public Accountancy

Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of consumers, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices will be closed to the public through Sunday, May 31st or until further notice.

During this period of office closure, no walk-in services will be available and the public is strongly encouraged to use our online services. For a full listing of online services go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.

Accountancy License Types

  • Accountant
  • Permit to Practice
  • Firm Permit to Practice

RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION

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: https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
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)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – $204.00
Public Accountant (PA) – $204.00
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) – $360.00
Firm Permit to Practice (FPTP) (sole) – $128.00

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION INFORMATION

 2020-2021 Accountancy Continuing Professional Education Approved Sponsor

List as of January 9, 2020