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Before you apply for licensure with the IDFPR, please allow 2-3 weeks from the date your info was sent (1st or 15th of every month). See your e-mailed certification letter in order to determine which date it was sent.

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If you are a Provisional Candidate, please see the Provisional Approval section on the following link regarding important due dates for transcripts: Domestic and Foreign.

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If you are attempting to transfer exam credit, please contact us at help@ilboa.org before submitting your payment - No refunds will be remitted.

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Certified-ILBOE: Passed CPA exam & AICPA Ethics (not a CPA) Licensed-IDFPR: Certified & 1 year experience (CPA), www.idfpr.com

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Awarding a Certificate of CPA Exam Completion

The Illinois Board of Examiners (ILBOE) is a state agency that evaluates academic credentials, approves candidates to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination, monitors CPA examination testing activity throughout the year and issues the Certificate of CPA Exam Completion upon passing the exam as well as to those qualified for the Total Transfer of Credit certificate. Illinois is classified as a two-tier state. This means that the Illinois Certificate of CPA Exam Completion is issued upon successful completion of the CPA examination and “Professional Ethics: The AICPA’s Comprehensive Course”. And the license is issued by the IDFPR upon successful completion of their requirements.

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CPA Exam Award Program

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Illinois Board of Examiners

The ILBOE has had the responsibility of examining and certifying public accountants in the
State of Illinois since 1903. Learn More »

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