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Board of Accountancy
405 Capitol Street, Suite 908
Charleston, WV 25301-1744
Board of Accountancy > Forms
Firm Permit Applications
Authorization to Perform Attest or Compilation Services as an Individual Practitioner (for West Virginia or out-of-state individual practitioners who perform attest or compilation services)
Application for Firm Permit and Authorization to Perform Attest and/or Compilation Services (for a firm located in West Virginia)
Application for Firm Permit and Authorization to Perform Attest Services for out-of-state firms(required for all out-of-state firms who perform attest services [in accordance with SAS, SSAE, PCAOB Auditing Standards] for a client whose home office is in West Virginia)
Firm Permit Application (registration for West Virginia firms performing public accounting services only -- without attest or compilation services)
Professional Limited Liability Company Application (for in-state public accounting firms organizing as a PLLC) Must be accompanied by a Firm Permit Application or an Application for Firm Permit and Authorization to Perform Attest and/or Compilation Services.
Accounting Corporation Application (for in-state public accounting firms organizing as an Accounting Corporation) Must be accompanied by a Firm Permit Application or an Application for Firm Permit and Authorization to Perform Attest and/or Compilation Services.
Form for Notifying Board of Change in Firm Name/Address
Application for Initial Certificate/License (candidates who sat for and passed the CPA Examination as a West Virginia candidate and have met the one-year experience requirement or for exam candidates who are transferring their scores to West Virginia)
Application for Reciprocal Certificate (for CPA certificate holders from a substantially equivalent jurisdiction who now live in and/or work in West Virginia on a full-time basis.)
Application for Reciprocal Certificate (for CPA certificate holders from non-substantially equivalent jurisdicitions who now live in and/or work in West Virginia on a full-time basis.) See Certification Requirements information for other substantial equivalency requirements. The Application for Reciprocal Certificate requires verification from the original certifying board. Please complete the first portion of the Interstate Exchange of Information form included in the Reciprocal Application and forward the form to the certifying board for completion. Check with the certifying board before forwarding the Interstate Exchange of Information form to determine if a fee for this service should be included.
Experience Verification Form (additional page used with the Application for Reciprocal Certificate (if needed) or for the Application for Initial Certificate/License.)
Application for Activation of License - for WV CPA who are inactive by choice. If you have a CPE problem or another reason you were ineligible for renewal, please call the Board office to determine the correct application and procedure 558-3557
Application for Reinstatement of License - for CPAs who failed to renew timely or were not eligible to renew due to CPE non-compliance.
CPA Examination Forms
Initial Application for CPA Examination NEW! PLEASE READ INSTRUCTION CAREFULLY!
Transfer of Exam Credit Toward Certification Application Complete this application if you passed the exam in another jurisdiction, but did not certify, and want to transfer your exam scores to West Virginia. This application enables your to establish that you met the West Virginia Board of Accountancy exam requirements in order to transfer your scores. The transfer of credit application requires the applicant to complete Section 1 of the Interstate Exchange of Information form and forward to the verifying Board for completion. The verifying Board should then forward the completed form directly to the West Virginia Board of Accountancy office. Check with your verifying jurisdiction to determine if there is a charge for this service. In order to certify in West Virginia, you will also need to complete the Application for Certification (above) and return with corresponding fee.
Intent to Sit Form (complete and return with fee once your application as an Exam candidate has been approved by the Board)
Academic Matrix - A form to help determine if one has met the academic requirement before making application to sit for the examination (fill-in and print or printable only) Hint: You may want to complete this form and replace pages with 4-5 of the CPA Exam Application with this information.
CPE Reporting Forms: 2016 Adobe Format (fillable) or 2016 Excel Format
FYI: The Board no longer requires one to submit the Certificate of Completion with each self-study course listed on your CPE reportiing form; however, you must keep all CPE documentation for a minimum of 4 complete calendar years in case of CPE audit.
CPE Extension Request Form
Change of Name/Address/Firm Information (form to advise the Board of address/employment changes/firm permit changes or changes in firm organization/etc)
Interstate Exchange of Information form and forward to your verifying Board for completion. Your verifying Board should then forward the completed form directly to the Board office. Check with your verifying jurisdiction to determine if there is a charge for this service.
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