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California Board of Accountancy

Individual or Firm License Renewal

Here are the steps to take in order to renew your license:

  1. Make renewal payment using the appropriate link.
  2. Within 30 days of your expiration date, and after making payment, email the following documentation to renewalapp@cba.ca.gov:
    • Completed and signed Part A and B of your License Renewal Application
    • Completed Part C reporting your Continuing Education (CPA/PA only)
    • Completed and signed Peer Review Reporting form (PR-1) (COR/PAR/sole proprietors only)
    • Current list of shareholders/partners (COR/PAR only)

Click here for specific instructions for filling out your renewal form. For other general questions on the license renewal process, please refer to these FAQs, or email renewalinfo@cba.ca.gov.

If you wish to send your documentation or payment by mail, please send to:

California Board of Accountancy
Attention: License Renewal Unit
2450 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833

Please visit our Payment Options and Fees page for information about paying by mail.

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