California Board of Accountancy

Examination Final Filing Dates

CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
DIVISION 1. Board of Accountancy Regulations

ARTICLE 2 - Examinations

§ 8. Examination Final Filing Dates

(a) During the time the Uniform CPA Examination is a paper and pencil examination, applications for the Uniform CPA Examination must be received by the Board at its office or postmarked on or before the below final filing dates in order to be accepted for that exam. Applications postmarked after the final filing dates listed in this section shall be rejected and returned to the applicant. Meter marks are not acceptable proof of mailing.
(b) First-time Applicant Final Filing Date.
(1) The final filing date for applicants who have never sat for the Uniform CPA Exam in California shall be February 1 for the May examination, or August 1 for the November examination. If the examination final filing date falls on a Sunday or a National holiday on which the United States Postal Service is not open, the final filing date will be the next business day.
(2) The application must be complete, including official transcripts and/or foreign evaluations pursuant to Section 9 or Section 9.2, and the appropriate fees, or it shall be rejected by the Board and the applicant will not be scheduled to sit for the examination.
(c) Repeat Applicant Final Filing Date.
(1) The final filing date for applicants who have previously taken the Uniform CPA Exam in California shall be March 1 for the May examination, or September 1 for the November examination. If the examination final filing date falls on a Sunday or a National holiday on which the United States Postal Service is not open, the final filing date will be the next business day.
(2) The application must be complete including the appropriate fees or it shall be rejected by the Board and the applicant will not be scheduled to sit for the examination.


NOTE: Authority cited: Section 5010, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 5081, 5082, 5082.1, 5082.2, 5092 and 5093, Business and Professions Code.

 

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