Corona Virus Update
Per Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order, the Illinois Board of Examiners is officially closed beginning at 5 PM March 20 and will remain so until further notice.
We will still conduct E-business, which includes accepting applications for evaluation and exams, and e-transcripts.
The Illinois Board of Examiners has been advised that Prometric Testing Centers were closed effective March 17 and will not re-open until April 16th. Prometric will cancel scheduled appointments and clear the Notices to Schedule for candidates to reschedule at their convenience. No action regarding your current appointment is necessary.
Any NTS due to expire from April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 will automatically be extended until September 30, 2020. At this time, no action is required by candidates and there is no need to contact NASBA or the ILBOE.
NASBA will identify all candidates who have credit expiring through June 30, 2020, and will provide to our Board this information. If you need to have your credit extended, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NASBA will automatically extend the expiration date for unpaid Payment Coupons dated April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020. Please do not contact our office for an extension of your Payment Coupon.
We will keep our website updated with further announcements.
New & Returning Candidates
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.
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.
Have a question for us? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we at ILBOE get:
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What credentials do I need in order to be approved to sit for the Uniform CPA examination?
Please click here in order to review the requirements.
How do I apply for Provisional Approval status?
Provisional Approval is automatically awarded when deemed possible during an evaluation review. Domestic and Foreign Evaluations
How do I interpret my Evaluation Results Letter?
Please click here for a guide on what is listed on your results letter.
I have been deemed approved to sit, what do I do next?
Great! First, you will need to submit your Initial Exam application and fee via your ILBOE online account.
Second, you will need to pay the fees listed on your Payment Coupon via your NASBA Gateway online account.
Payment Coupon PC
Last, you will need to print your NTS via your NASBA Gateway online account and schedule the section(s) listed via Prometric.
Notice to Schedule NTS