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District of Columbia CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID:109414

DC's Acceptance: WebCE® courses meet the NASBA/AICPA CPE Standards, and therefore are accepted by the District of Columbia State Board.

What are the CPA CPE requirements for District of Columbia?

80 hours

Are there any subject area requirements for District of Columbia CPA CPE?

CPA Ethics: 4 hours of Ethics CPE

When does District of Columbia CPA CPE have to be completed?

12/31 every even year

Can CPA CPE courses be repeated?

Courses can not be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year reporting period.

Are there any CPA CPE credit type limits?

  • Published Materials: Maximum 20 hours
  • Speaker or Instructor Credit: Maximum 40 hours
  • Committee & Firm Meetings: Maximum 20 hours

Can CPA CPE course hours carry over to the next renewal cycle?

Excess hours earned in a CPE cycle may not be carried forward to a subsequent CPE cycle.

What is the renewal process for a CPA Certification?

Licensees can renew their license online at any time during their renewal period 1/1 to 12/31 biennially. CPAs can report their CPE course completions with their registration renewal through the Access DC Account.

Online renewal

What are the WebCE District of Columbia CPE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are NASBA QAS self-study with non-monitored open-book final exams. Students should read through course material then complete exam.
  • Passing score: 70%
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

What is the access period for WebCE District of Columbia CPE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase.

How often does WebCE report District of Columbia CPE course completions?

WebCE does not report CPE course completions to the DC State Board of Public Accountancy.

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for District of Columbia CPE courses?

Online PDF Certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the final exam is passed. CPAs should maintain written evidence of completion for a period of 5 years following the completion of each reporting activity.

Are there any CPE exemptions?

The Board may exempt a licensee from continuing education requirements for reason of individual hardship including:
  • Health
  • Military Service
  • Foreign Residence
  • Retirement or other good cause, if the licensee does not hold oneself out to the public as a CPA and does not issue audit reports or certify other reports and statements.
In order to receive and exemption from CPE, a qualifying individual must submit a written request for an exemption to the Board.

Who to contact for additional questions

District of Columbia Board of Accountancy

NASBA Registry

This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's licensing department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 7/11/2023