Renew Your Public Accountancy License

Instructions on renewing your license.

Board of Public Accountancy

The Details   of Renew Your Public Accountancy License

What you need   for Renew Your Public Accountancy License

The Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy has moved to online renewals! The online renewal rollout will commence for the June 30, 2019 renewal cycle through the Division of Professional Licensure e-Place Portal.

Click here for instructions on how to create your e-Place Portal account. If you need to change your address, please do that here.

Renewal notices will continue to be mailed to the address of record with the board. The notice will include an assigned 10-digit authorization code.  This code will allow you to link your license to your e-Place account once that has been created.  The notice will also include separate instructions on uploading required CPE (Continuing Professional Education) hours for individuals and the 2024 Firm Affidavit Form for Firmswhich will be available within the online renewal application.

For more information on license renewal visit the FAQs page

Fees   for Renew Your Public Accountancy License

License Renewal Fees are shown by Type Class. Licenses need to be renewed every two years and are due by June 30th on both ODD and EVEN years.

Late renewal fee is in addition to renewal fee if renewal is received beyond license expiration date. 

All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Name Fee Unit
Certified Public Accountant $161 each
CPA Corporation: C $324 each
CPA Partnership: P $324 each
Business Corporation: BC $324 each
CPA Limited Liability Company: LC $324 each
CPA Limited Liability Partnership: LP $324 each
Late Renewal Fee $57 each

How to renew   Renew Your Public Accountancy License

After reading the requirements above, please complete the licensing process in the ePlace licensing portal.

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