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. 

Candidates completing required courses in the Spring quarter or semester must have the final, official transcript(s) received into our office on or by September 1, of that year.

Candidates completing required courses in the Summer quarter or semester must have the final, official transcript(s) received into our office on or by December 1, of that year.

Candidates completing required courses in the Fall quarter or semester must have the final, official transcript(s) received into our office on or by March 1, of the following year.

Candidates completing required courses in the Winter quarter or trimester must have the final, official transcript(s) received into our office on or by June 1, of the following year.

If you test before the stated deadline, we must receive the final, official transcript(s) within 120 days of the date of your first CPA exam.

However, if we do not receive your final, official transcript on or by the appropriate date or within 120 days (if testing):  a) all exam scores will be voided and b) anyremaining exam sections authorized under provisional status will be voided.  

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