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Certified Public Accountants

General Information

The District of Columbia Board of Accountancy regulates the licenses of professional accountants and protects consumers by upholding the District of Columbia accountancy license law.

The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Four members must each hold a license as a certified public accountant (CPA) in the District, hold a valid permit to practice, and have practiced public accountancy as a CPA in the District for a minimum of five years at the time of appointment. One member must be a non-accountant representing consumers. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.

The Board meets the first Friday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.

Applicant

Apply for license

To apply for a license or access the online portal, please click here.

Please contact a customer service representative at 1-866-270-9817 if you have any questions or you do not know the email address linked with your license.

Examination  

Fees  

Certified Public Accountants

  • Application $65.00   
  • License $110.00 (up to 2 years)
  • Renewal $110.00 (up to 2 years)  
  • Late Renewal Fee $50.00   
  • Examination/Re-examination See § 3500.3   
  • Reinstated License $110.00 (up to 2 years)  
  • Inactive Status $110.00   
  • Duplicate License $30.00   
  • Verification of Records $30.00   
  • Permit to Practice $110.00 (up to 2 years)

Public Accountants

  • Renewal $110.00   
  • Late Renewal Fee $50.00   
  • Examination/Re-examination See §3500.3  
  • Inactive Status $110.00   
  • Duplicate License $30.00   
  • Verification of Records $30.00

Refund Request
 

Licensee

Continuing Education  
Continuing Education Reporting Form

Renewal and Renewal Cycle  
no information available at this time
Expiration Date: 31-Dec Renewal Year: Even

Letter of Certification/Verification
Letter of Certification Request
Experience Verification Form

Good Standing Letters

Consumer

License Lookup
Need to find the status of a licensee? Click here
https://accountancy.dcopla.com/Public/MemberSearch/BOALicense

File a Complaint

Calendar

Virtual Meeting Link - Coming Soon

Meeting Dates  

  • December 6, 2019
  • January 10, 2020
  • February 12, 2020
  • March 3, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 1, 2020
  • June 4, 2020
  • July 10, 2020
  • August (no meeting)
  • September 11, 2020
  • October 2, 2020
  • November 6, 2020
  • December 4, 2020

113th Annual Meeting
November 1-4, 2020, San Diego, CA  

Contact Us

Board Members

  • Robert Todero – Chair, CPA
  • Antonia Browning Smiley – CPA
  • Angela Avant – CPA
  • Joseph Drew – Consumer Member
  • Bridget Gagne – CPA

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.

Board Staff

Leon Lewis – Executive Director
202-442-4345

Grace Yeboah Ofori – Board Administrator
202-899-3473

Kevin Cyrus – Education Coordinator
202-442-4339

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