The following is a listing of jurisdictions that accept CPE credits earned through National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards that accept National Registry of CPE Sponsors or QAS Sponsors are not limited to only accepting sponsors from these two registries. Please contact the Board directly for further information about available exemptions.
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas4, California1a, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida2, Georgia, Guam1, Hawaii1, Idaho, Iowa3, Illinois1, Indiana, Kansas3, Kentucky, Louisiana3, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota2, Mississippi2, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey1, 1a, 2a, New Mexico, New York1a, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio1, Oklahoma5, Oregon2, Pennsylvania1, Puerto Rico1, Rhode Island, South Carolina2, South Dakota, Tennessee2,4, Texas1b, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia4, and Wyoming.
1 Must be members of NASBA's Registry or a Board approved program, or fall into a special Board category for automatic approval
1a Providers offering ethics courses must register with the Board
1b Texas: All providers, including NASBA sponsors must register with the Board.
2 Requires providers of self-study courses be registered with NASBA's Quality Assurance Service (QAS).
2a New Jersey: Requires correspondence or individual self-study courses to be offered by Sponsors registered with NASBA.
3 Iowa & Louisiana: Requires providers that offer interactive self-study courses be registered with NASBA's Registry. For Kansas CPAs, self-study course providers can be a state CPA Society, the AICPA, NASBA's National Registry or QAS.
4 Requires providers in Arkansas, Tennessee, and West Virginia offering 16 or more credits to register with NASBA. Those providers offering fewer than 16 credits may register with NASBA's Roster program.
5 Effective July 1, 2009, all Sponsors of self-study CPE programs must be registered with NASBA's National Registry of CPE Sponsors, offered by the AICPA, or be approved by the Board.