The Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) license is accredited by the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB). The license is recognized throughout the United States and its properties.
The CPB license is the premier accreditation for bookkeepers providing bookkeeping services to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. The license allows you to place "CPB" behind your name and assures clients of your bookkeeping knowledge, skill, experience, and ethics.
The nationally recognized license helps you:
The license validates your knowledge, skill, and experience in:
You obtain and maintain your license by:
If you do not possess an associate or bachelor's degree in accounting, you may substitute the requirement by passing the following courses:
You should not complete the CPB Application for Licensure (Application) until you have passed the Uniform Certified Public Bookkeeper Examination, possess an associate or bachelor's degree in accounting or completed the Education Alternative, and agree to abide by the CPB Code of Professional Conduct. The 24 hours of CPE credit annual requirement begins the subsequent full year once you obtain your CPB license.
The Application is available as a downloadable, fillable PDF file. PDF reader software, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, is needed to view or print the document. The Reader is available as a free download from the Adobe website.
To download the Reader, click here.
To access the Application, click CPB Application for Licensure.
To pay the fee, click the Order button below.
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