Can I be provisionally approved?

Yes, courses in progress must be indicated on the "Courses in Progress" form, submitted with the evaluation application and  must be completed in the current semester or quarter in which you are applying.

You may only be approved ONCE as a provisional candidate.  Once approved, no changes may be made to your courses in progress.  You may not add or delete exam sections while approved as a provisional applicant.  Final transcripts must be received by the board within 120 days of having sat for the first exam.  Scores will be voided for all exam sections taken if the transcripts are not received within 120 days of having sat for the first exam.  If you are provisionally approved to sit for the CPA exam and do not sit within the semester or term for which you were approved, the following will apply:

Candidates completing required courses in spring quarter or semester must test by September 1st
Candidates completing required courses in any summber term must test by December 1st
Candidates completing required courses in fall quarter or semester must test by March 1st
Candidates completing required courses in winter quarter or trimmester must test by June 1st

Provisional status will be revoked if a provisional candidate does not test within the timeframes listed above or final transcripts are not received by those dates.  Candidates will not be permitted to sit for any exam sections until all final transcripts are received.

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