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Intial CPA License

This application is used by individuals who passed the CPA examination, within the last three years, as a Florida candidate to apply for licensure as a CPA. If you passed the examination in another state or hold a license in another state, you must apply using the Licensure by Endorsement application. To apply using the online application you will need to link your account to your previous account with us by using your entity number. The entity number can be found on your approval letter that you received when you were approved to sit for the CPA exam.

Application Requirements:
  • APPLICATION: This application is only meant to be used by individuals that have sat for the CPA Exam in Florida. If you sat for the CPA Exam in another jurisdiction, or if you were licensed in another jurisdiction, then you must complete the Licensure by Endorsement application. Complete the application by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

  • FEES: $50 non refundable fee is required with application.

  • EDUCATION: Official transcripts verifying completion of a baccalaureate degree and 150 semester hours of education from an accredited institution to include specific accounting and business courses.

    You will be required to upload your official transcripts during the application process.

  • EXPERIENCE: Submit Certificate of Work Experience form to demonstrate one year of acceptable work experience. To determine what is acceptable experience visit the licensure section of our web page. You are required to submit your Verification of Work Experience form with your application.

  • MORE INFORMATION: Learn more about this profession (use the back button or arrow to return to this page).

If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395.

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2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee FL 32399 :: Email: Customer Contact Center :: Customer Contact Center: 850.487.1395