Getting Started Process Overview
SO, YOU HAVE DECIDED TO SIT FOR THE UNIFORM CPA EXAMINATION…GREAT CHOICE!
Of course, we have provided the requirements as well.
After you review the terms, processes, requirements and application types, please feel free to submit your evaluation application via your ILBOE online account.
Next, before or after we approve the evaluation application, you will submit your Initial Exam application and appropriate fees via your online account.
- Prior to 1/1/2001 Requirements *
*For candidates approved to test and/or sat between 1/1/01.
- 1/1/01 – 6/30/13 Requirements*
*For candidates approved to test and/or sat between 1/1/01 & 6/30/13.
- 7/1/13 – 12/31/18 Requirements*
*For candidates approved to test and/or sat between 7/1/13 & 12/31/18.
- Current Requirements*
*For Eastern IL University only, the MBA is reviewed under option #1.
The PDF Requirements Chart provided here should only be used as a quick overview of the current requirements.
A New Candidate is an applicant who has yet to submit a Domestic Credential Evaluation via the ILBOE online account system. If you need to submit an exam application, please see the Existing Candidate option.
Candidates with both foreign and domestic credits must submit applications, fees, and documentation to both NASBA and the ILBOE.
Q: How do I create an account in order to submit an application and fee?
Q: I am locked out of my account. How do I gain access?
A: Please click here (right-hand column) in order to review the instructions.
Q: What credentials do I need in order to be approved to sit for the Uniform CPA examination?
A: Please click here in order to review the requirements.
Q: How do I know if I meet all of the credentials?
A: Once the official documents, application and fee are submitted, a results letter will be e-mailed.
Introduction to CPA Process