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    The Board is responsible for licensing and regulating Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and Public Accountants (PAs) in Oregon.

    The Board of Accountancy assures that approximately 8,500 CPAs, PAs, municipal auditors and public accounting firms registered to practice in Oregon demonstrate and maintain professional competency to serve the needs of their clients and other users of their services. The Board is authorized by ORS chapter 673 to establish and enforce standards and regulations and license qualified applicants to practice public accountancy in Oregon.
Agency News and Information Keeping Current
The Board is now on Facebook and Twitter!
The Board is pleased to announce that we are now active on Twitter and Facebook.  Follow us for updates regarding events, rule changes, Board updates, changes in renewal procedures and other exciting news. 
Follow us on Twitter @oregon_boa and Facebook

2015 Renewal Application

Odd-Numbered CPA/PA Licenses will expire on

June 30, 2015.  The Board mailed renewal applications to the address on file on May 15, 2015.  If you have not received the renewal or would like to use the fillable pdf verision, please click the application above.


For questions on the renewal or CPE, please call one of our licensing team members:

Kristen Adamson - 503-378-2264

Joel Parks - 503-378-2262

Kimberly Fast - 503-378-2268

David Hunter - 503-378-2235

Board Adopts New Rules effective January 8, 2015​
The Oregon Board of Accountancy held an Administrative Rule Hearing on December 11, 2014 followed by a Board meeting on December 15, 2014 where the Board approved adoption of the proposed Administrative Rule Changes.
The following document reflects the rules sections that were amended with explanations for the changes. Adopted Rules with Explanations
To review the full text of a specific Division, please visit: Administrative Rules Page
*NEW* CPA Exam applicants now have access to Payment Coupons and Notices to Schedule.
CPA Examination candidates can now view their scores online. The scores from the current test window are available at NASBA.org.
All you need is your Exam Section ID number and your Date of Birth.
Click here, Exam Scores, or visit NASBA.org, and select Exams, CPA Exam, your jurisdiction, then select Get Your Online Scores.
All score notification forms will be sent out through the normal process.


Licensee Look-Up
Click the following link to verify that your CPA or PA has a current and active license in Oregon. If you have any questions, please call the Board office, 503-378-4181.


A summary of disciplinary action, dating back to January 2011, can now be accessed in ALPHABETICAL or CHRONOLOGICAL order.  Disciplinary action prior to January 2011 can be found by reviewing past newsletters.


Oregon Court of Appeals decision on Gustafson v BOA - April 22, 2015

Guidance for Licensees Providing Services to the Marijuana Industry


published March 19, 2015

​Status Comparisons

If you are currently inactive, retired or lapsed or are interested in any of the statuses, please review the Side-by-Side Comparisons with explanations for information on what is permitted under each status.

International Testing Now Available for Oregon Candidates
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