Minnesota Board of Accountancy

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85 E. 7th Place, Suite 125, St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: 651-296-7938   ~   Fax: 651-282-2644   ~   TTY: 800-627-3529

~ Licensure/Registration ~

Requirements for Initial Certificate

Education Requirement to sit for CPA Exam

Education Requirement for Certification

Experience Requirement for Certification

Non-Resident Practice Privilege/Substantial Equivalency

Requirements for Registered Accounting Practitioner

Education Requirement for RAP Registration

Examination Requirement for RAP Registration

Experience Requirement for RAP Registration

Status Changes

To change your certificate status from Inactive to Active:

  • Complete 120 hours of qualifying CPE within the three years prior to submitting your request to activate your certificate
  • Complete the CPE Reporting Form
  • Complete the Board's Status Change Request Form
  • Submit completed forms and fee of $110 to the Board office

To change your certificate status from Active to Inactive:

  • Complete a minimum of 120 hours of CPE, with a minimum of 20 hours per year, during the three-year period ended June 30 preceding the date of the status change request
  • Complete the CPE Reporting Form
  • Complete the Board's Status Change Request Form
  • Submit forms to Board office with supporting documentation