CPA Examination Services
As NASBA's flagship program, CPA Examination Services (CPAES) provides a comprehensive array of services related to the Uniform CPA Examination. A few of these services include application processing, credential evaluations and score reporting. Outsourcing these services to the experienced and reliable professionals at NASBA enables state boards to provide candidates with a positive examination experience while remaining focused on other critical regulatory functions – like enforcement and auditing. View a list of participating CPAES jurisdictions.
CPA Central is NASBA's headquarters for the Uniform CPA Examination, serving those who wish to take the Exam in a jurisdiction supported by CPA Examination Services (CPAES), NASBA's flagship program. In addition to the user-friendly online application for first-time, re-examination and pre-evaluation (where available) candidates, CPA Central gives Exam takers everything they need in one place, including online score retrieval, Notice to Schedule reprints, application status and history, and quick links that provide useful information on a variety of Exam-related topics, from how the Exam is scored to testing in international locations.
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NASBA Advisory Evaluation
NASBA's CPA Examination Services (CPAES) and International Evaluations Services (NIES) have partnered to offer guidance to accounting students with the Advisory Evaluation. This comprehensive report will explain how a candidate's current education is viewed by the U.S. Boards of Accountancy, and list the deficiencies that must be satisfied before they will be eligible to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in their chosen jurisdiction.
National Candidate Database
The National Candidate Database is a database of CPA candidate information created to help NASBA, state boards, the AICPA and the testing centers protect the personal data provided by candidates during application and examination processes. As a central repository for all CPA Examination candidate information, the National Candidate Database is a global tracking system for CPA Examination candidates. With the ability to track a candidate's history, from initial application to grading of the examination, the National Candidate Database is a powerful tool for managing testing information.
The NASBA Report on the CPA Exam
The NASBA Report on the Uniform CPA Examination is the go-to resource for annual statistics and trends of candidates taking the Uniform CPA Examination. The all new, re-designed Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination – 2019 Edition combines the Jurisdiction and University Editions into a single publication. The 2019 Edition includes the popular university rankings, accreditation reporting and cohort tracking, and introduces multi-year trending and percent pass by degree type. This information, available only from NASBA, offers the best overview of CPA Examination trends from around the world, and at the jurisdiction and university level.
NASBA International Evaluation Services
Now providing service for over 50 jurisdictions, NASBA International Evaluation Services (NIES) is dedicated to the professional and standardized evaluation of international coursework and credentials for candidates applying for the Uniform CPA Examination and licensure.
Guam Test Center
NASBA's Guam Test Center administers the Uniform CPA Examination and other miscellaneous exams including admissions exams, certificate exams and the GRE to international candidates (primarily from Japan and Korea.) Because of the center's prime location, international candidates find it an advantageous destination for taking these exams.
Accountancy Licensing Library
Given the ever-changing regulatory environment and recent adoption of Mobility legislation, in most states, it is becoming increasingly difficult to remain up-to-date on the laws and rules governing CPAs. ALL helps remove the complexity from the CPA license and firm registration process for busy accounting professionals. This valuable resource contains comprehensive and accurate information for the different types of CPA licenses (initial, reciprocal, mobility/practice privilege and firm registration).
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CredentialNet, a service of the National Qualification Appraisal Service (NQAS), is an Individual Substantial Equivalency evaluation service for the purposes of mobility and/or reciprocal licensure.
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With statutes approved in almost all of the 55 U.S. jurisdictions, and pending in most of the rest, mobility has become a reality for CPAs and accounting firms from coast to coast. Mobility is a practice privilege that generally permits a licensed CPA in good standing from a substantially equivalent state to practice outside of his/her principal place of business without obtaining another license. With CPAmobility.org, CPAs can learn whether mobility applies to their specific situation and whether firm registration or other paperwork is required – all within four simple clicks. Available via mobile phone, CPAmobility.org provides a wealth of information at your fingertips.
NASBA Licensing Services
NASBA has provided licensing services to state boards for more than 25 years. NASBA has the capability and resources to help make the licensing process more efficient for state boards and candidates. NASBA licensing services include application processing, eligibility determination, score reporting and education evaluation. NASBA also provides excellent and reliable customer service to candidates throughout the licensing process.
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NASBA Experience Verification
NASBA recognizes that many CPA applicants have difficulty finding a licensed CPA to sign off on their experience requirement for licensure. The NASBA Experience Verification service not only provides those seeking licensure access to an interview with a CPA, but also conducts a thorough authentication of the applicant's work experience.
Brought to you by the NASBA International Evaluation Services (NIES) team, a Client Manager works closely with each applicant while compiling a comprehensive report that will be sent to the State Board.
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Free and open to the public, CPAverify.org is a CPA lookup tool populated by official state regulatory data sent from Boards of Accountancy to a central database. With 54 jurisdictions participating, CPAverify represents the first ever single-source national database of licensed CPAs and CPA firms. Whether sourcing talent to fill open positions or searching for the ideal CPA to assist with an income tax return, CPAverify.org provides individuals and organizations alike a convenient and credible way to research whether a CPA is officially licensed in a particular state without having to search each Board of Accountancy website individually. Additionally, CPAverify.org also includes markers of disciplinary and enforcement history for added confidence in hiring a CPA. Learn more at CPAverify.org
Accountancy Licensee Database (ALD)
The Accountancy Licensing Database (ALD) is a central repository of current licensee and firm information. It was conceptualized to assist Boards of Accountancy with their regulatory mission. With 54 jurisdictions currently participating, it includes current and accurate licensing and disciplinary information for individual accountants and firms from all participating jurisdictions. ALD is hosted by NASBA and access to the system is free to Executive Directors and their authorized Board of Accountancy staff. If you are an Executive Director or Board of Accountancy staff who would like login information to ALD, please contact the ALD team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to sign in at https://ald.nasba.org.
National Registry of CPE Sponsors
The National Registry of CPE Sponsors was created to help recognize CPE program sponsors who make a commitment to meeting the highest CPE program standards and has continued that mission with the merger of the Quality Assurance Service (QAS) into the self study component of the Registry. Only learning providers who are committed to offering high-quality continuing education programs, that improve a CPA's professional competence, are listed on the Registry and we are proud to have over 1,950 currently approved. The National Registry of CPE Sponsors' logo is the seal of approval for CPE. When you see that logo, you can trust that the continuing education you receive will be of the highest quality.
Find a list of these high-quality providers at nasbaregistry.org.
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CPE Audit Service
NASBA offers its CPE Audit Service platform to State Boards of Accountancy to use as an automated tool for conducting their audits of licensee compliance with the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements. Eligible boards are participating in the Accountancy Licensee Database (ALD) with licensee data records that are properly linked across state lines. The platform is configured for CPAs to report CPE hours and documentation to the Boards electronically, and State Boards of Accountancy are provided administrative tools for evaluating submitted credits and documentation for compliance with State Board CPE rules and regulations during the audit process.Learn more and see which states are participating at https://nasba.org/cpeaudit
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NASBA Center for Public Trust
The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) provides a platform for corporate America and the accounting profession to explore, promote and advance ethical practices in organizations. To achieve this goal, the NASBA CPT hosts seminars and conferences on ethics-related topics and promotes positive ethical behavior with its Being a Difference Awards. The NASBA Center for the Public Trust is a non-profit organization that seeks contributions from individuals and corporations interested in positively impacting business ethics and ethical leadership.
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Student Center for the Public Trust
The NASBA Center for the Public Trust created Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT) chapters to focus on educating and engaging future business leaders on ethics, accountability and integrity. StudentCPT chapters are based on college campuses and are inter-disciplinary, student-run organizations committed to understanding, addressing and promoting ethics in business. StudentCPT events are also great opportunities to network with business leaders throughout NASBA, Boards of Accountancy and beyond.
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Are you looking to transfer CPA Exam scores from one jurisdiction to another? Do you need to reprint CPA Exam scores? How about a way to showcase the hard work and effort put into passing the CPA Exam? NASBAstore.org is your one-stop shop for these services and more. NASBAstore is the home of our Wall Certificate Service, which is designed to enhance the quality of licensing certificates of professionals by offering creative and professional design options. You may also want something in addition to your wall certificate to display and celebrate your achievement of becoming a CPA. NASBA's CPA Merchandise allows you to do exactly that. Choose from high-quality products such as CPA-branded cuff links, mugs, mouse pads and pens that take your level of practicing professional to an entirely different level.
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