CPAs & Firms

2017 Online Renewal / Reinstatement for the Year 2017

 The 2017 Online Renewal period commenced on November 1, 2016.  Expiration notices are being mailed on March 1st to those who did not renew for 2017.



If you were registered as of the end of 2016 and did not already renew for 2017, you may reinstate your CPA license or Inactive status for 2017 either online or by mail.  Forms can be found at the “Forms & Links” page.

To renew online, click here:  [ ONLINE RENEWALS ]

2017 was also a CPE Reporting Year for 2016.  In order for your CPA license renewal to be valid, you must submit the 2016 CPE Report Form.  More information can be found at the “Forms & Links” page.


If your CPA license has been expired for more than one year, please contact the Board’s office for information on how to reinstate an expired license.



Firms cannot reinstate an expired Firm Permit online.  Your firm should complete the “2017 Annual Reinstatement of FIRM PERMIT / Reinstatement Same Year” form found under the “Forms & Links” page.


Didn’t get your notice?

If you do not receive your reminder notice and need login information, did you move or change employers?  You can click on “Online Renewals” button above and select “Forgot User ID?” at the bottom of the ACCESS Your Account window.  Your User ID will be emailed to you after responding to the questions.  You can also reset your password in a similar manner by selecting “Forget Password?”  

NOTE:  Licensed CPAs who no longer practice and wish to renew as INACTIVE status and be exempted from CPE should email the Board at with the following information – your name, certificate number, and date of birth for confirmation – in order for us to update the database. After the database has been updated, you must renew your inactive status online or by paper.



CPAs may click the following link to complete and send the Board a change of address notice:

Change of Address



Licensed CPAs may click this link for the 2017 CPE (continuing professional education) requirements:




Out of state CPAs seeking practice rights or licenses in LA should click here for information:

Non-resident CPAs



A schedule of Board fees is presented for your information, click the link below:

Fee Schedule