In conjunction with the AICPA and Prometric, NASBA now provides the opportunity for international administration of the Uniform CPA Examination to be offered in Japan, Brazil, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. Applications were accepted starting in May 2011 with the first opportunity to test occurring in August of 2011.
The U.S. CPA exam is being offered internationally for the first time as a service to foreign nationals in response to rapidly escalating international demand for U.S. CPA licensure.
The CPA Examination application process is basically the same for U.S. and international candidates. In order to qualify to take the CPA Examination outside the U.S., candidates will have to establish their eligibility through a State Board participating in the International CPA Examination Administration program.
Prospective candidates must select the participating U.S. jurisdiction to which they will apply, contact the Board of Accountancy (or its designee) in that jurisdiction to obtain application materials, submit completed applications and required fees as instructed, and once deemed qualified, register for the examination. After receiving the Notice to Schedule, you may then register to take the examination in an international location through a participating state board.
For candidate convenience, NASBA has extended call center hours and an international number. The hours of operation and contact phone numbers are as follows:
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