Fee Schedule

CPA Examination Fees:  Contact NASBA (1-800-CPA EXAM or www.nasba.org)

Contact CPA Exam Services at NASBA, or go online to the Louisiana page under Exams/CPA Exam at NASBA’s website.

CPA LICENSE – Initial Application fees:

  • CPA Certificate (license application) – $100
  • Reciprocal CPA certificate – $100
  • Reinstatement applications – (contact the office)
  • Firm Permit application – $100
  • Provisional permit – 90 day – $100

Transfer of CPA exam grades application ($125):

  • CPA Certificate application – $100
  • Grade Transfer fee – $25

Annual CPA Renewal and CPA inactive Registration fees

Individual Registrants:
     Due December 31

  • CPA inactive status – $25
  • Certificate (License) – $100

Filing late after the due date:

  • February – a deliquent fee is added that is equal to current renewal fee
  • March thru December – a reinstatement fee is also added which is twice the current renewal fee

CPA Firm Permits annual renewal fees:

Due December 31- $15 per each unlicensed owner** with a maximum total of $2,500.  After Jan. 31, deliquent fee applies and is assessed at $15 per each owner***.  After March 1, reinstatement fee of $15 is added resulting in $30 assessed per for each owner *** with a maximum fee of $5,000.  [** timely filed fee is $15 for each owner, partner, shareholder, or member who is NOT licensed in Louisiana.   *** Delinquent & reinstatement fee will apply to all firm owners, whether or not licensed CPAs or working inside or outside of Louisiana.]

Other costs/fees charged

  • Registrant List -                         $500
  • CPA Exam candidate list -          $100
  • Replacement of lost certificate -  $50
  • Written verification -                   $25
  • NSF check -                                 $15