All jurisdictions accept courses from sponsors on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. However, some may have prerequisites for this acceptance. In addition, jurisdictions that accept course from National Registry of CPE Sponsors or QAS Sponsors may not be limited to only accepting sponsors from these two registries. Please contact the board of accountancy in your jurisdiction 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 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.



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