The Eligibility Application may be submitted at any time after the Application of Intent is approved. The Board has implemented an online submission process for the Eligibility Application.
NOTE: By submitting this application you acknowledge that you are subject to the Public Accountancy Act (Chapter 901 of the Occupations Code), the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Rules of Professional Conduct, and all other rules promulgated by the Board. Any violations of the Act or its rules prior to licensure could be cause by the Board to take disciplinary action against you as an applicant, candidate, certificate holder, or deny the issuance of a CPA certificate.
Public Information: During the course of applying to the Board to take the CPA examination and to become a Texas CPA you will be required to provide information about yourself. Some but not all of the information may be shared with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) for the sole purpose of determining your eligibility to test.
To comply with Chapter 552, Texas Government Code, known as the Public Information Act, specific information about Texas licensees, candidates for licensure, and CPA exam applicants is deemed public information and available upon request. A person's name, mailing address, and primary telephone number is defined as public information and must be released when requested. If the Board fails to comply with a request for public information it could be subject to criminal sanctions.
The Board takes seriously the safeguarding of private information about its applicants.
Review the document Completing the Eligibility Application: The Four Steps before submitting the Eligibility Application.
There is no deadline for filing an Eligibility Application.
For more information review the FAQ – Eligibility Application publication.
Submit an Eligibility Application online.