The following is a listing of the jurisdictions currently supported by NASBA International Evaluation Services. To see the application and examination fees associated with the jurisdiction to which you are applying, as well as any educational or other application requirements, select the jurisdiction below. Please note that the Apply Now button on these jurisdiction pages will not start your education evaluation. You must return to this page to apply for the education evaluation.
As of December 1, 2016, NIES will no longer accept original or irreplaceable transcripts and diplomas sent through the mail. Candidates who are unable to submit official transcripts from their issuing institution may submit photocopies for Primary Source Verification (PSV) through the DataFlow Group. The verification report must be sent directly to NIES from the DataFlow Group.
International Credential Evaluation for CPA Examination and/or Licensure – $225
This credential evaluation report prepared by NASBA International Evaluation Services covers the institution(s) attended, dates of attendance, credentials received and the United States equivalent. In addition, this report lists all individual courses taken for each credential submitted for review according to the respective Board of Accountancy’s education requirements.
This type of report is prepared for Boards of Accountancy for the purposes of professional examination and licensure.
International Credential Evaluation for CPA Examination/Licensure for Undecided Jurisdiction – $350
This credential evaluation report provides the best options for obtaining approval for the CPA Examination and Licensure. NIES will offer guidance based on the education requirements of the jurisdictions for which we provide services. The initial advisory report will include three jurisdictions for examination and licensure. Your overall equivalency statement, total credits, accounting credits and business credits will also be included. If you do not meet the educational requirements for any jurisdiction, the deficiencies will be noted on your report. We will then prepare one report for one jurisdiction of your choice. For more information, take a look at our FAQ.
Credential Language Translation
NIES offers English translations of credentials in Arabic, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Fees are applied on a per-page basis and range from $40 to $70 per page. Documents must be 11×17 inches or smaller to be considered one page. Documents with text on both sides will be considered two separate pages. Translations will be completed in 5-7 business days and will not influence the timing of your credential evaluation. A final report with the official translation will be uploaded to your candidate portal. This service is only for candidates seeking CPA Examination or Licensure. Please visit our wholly-owned subsidiary Aequo International if you require translations services for any other purpose.
Advisory Evaluation Report
The NASBA Advisory Evaluation is an efficient and cost-effective way of ensuring students know which courses and number of hours are required to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam, placing them on the right path to earning their CPA designation.
The Advisory Evaluation Report is intended only for guidance with educational courses and CANNOT be used to apply for the CPA Examination or Licensure. Candidates will still need to apply for an official evaluation to be used by the State Board/Coordinator to determine eligibility for CPA Examination or Licensure.
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International Education – $150
Domestic & International – $150
Courses – $100 (International)
Non-Accredited Domestic Credential Evaluation for CPA Examination and/or Licensure (Select Jurisdictions Only) – $250
This credential evaluation report prepared by NASBA International Evaluation Services covers the institution(s) attended, dates of attendance, credentials received and the United States accreditation equivalence. In addition, this report lists all individual courses taken for each credential submitted for review according to the respective Board of Accountancy’s education requirements. If you have attended a domestic postsecondary institution which is not regionally or nationally accredited by a U.S. Department of Education approved accrediting body, you may apply for a domestic credential evaluation for the coursework/degree that you completed at the non-accredited U.S institution. Applicants from Tennessee jurisdiction may apply for this service for the evaluation of their nationally accredited U.S. education.
Disclaimer: Prior to applying for an evaluation of non-accredited domestic coursework/programs please contact your prospective Board of Accountancy to inquire about the acceptance of coursework from an non-accredited institution in the United States. The Board of Accountancy to which you are applying will indicate whether or not you need an evaluation of coursework completed at an non-accredited institution. Please note that the board makes the final decision on the acceptance of such coursework as it applies to the education requirements for examination and/or licensure. This type of report is prepared for Boards of Accountancy for the purposes of professional examination and licensure.
Change in Evaluation to Undecided Jurisdiction for Examination and/or Licensure – $245
This credential evaluation report is prepared for applicants who wish to change their evaluation to an undecided. You must have a completed evaluation on file with NIES. NIES will offer guidance based on the education requirements of the jurisdictions for which we provides services. This additional undecided report will begin with an initial advisory report, which includes three suggested jurisdictions for examination and licensure. Your overall equivalency statement, total credits, accounting credits, and business credits will also be included. If you do not meet the educational requirements for any jurisdiction, the deficiencies will be noted on your report. For more information, take a look at our FAQ.
Additional Education Evaluation for CPA Examination and/or Licensure – $120
This credential evaluation report is prepared for applicants who have a completed educational evaluation prepared by NIES. The evaluation report highlights additional education and/or credentials that were not covered in the original evaluation report.
Change in Jurisdiction Evaluation for CPA Examination and/or Licensure – $120
This type of report is prepared for applicants who wish to change jurisdictions and apply for CPA examination and/or licensure in another state that was not covered by the original evaluation report.
Duplicate Report for CPA Examination and/or Licensure – $25
This service is for applicants who had a previous international evaluation report completed but now need the report sent to that jurisdiction again. The duplicate report service is for applicants whose report was completed over one year ago.
Please Note: The official education evaluation reports are distributed directly to the appropriate State Board of Accountancy. All candidates will receive an electronic version of the official report via email.
If your institution is accredited by one of the regionally accrediting bodies in the United States, you do not need an international education evaluation for the CPA examination. Send your official transcripts to the state board for review. The accrediting bodies are listed below:
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