For Candidates in CNMI that have Passed the Uniform CPA Exam

For Candidates in CNMI who have Passed the Uniform CPA Exam

Experience Requirement

In order to become a licensed CPA in CNMI, applicants must complete a minimum of one year (and no more than three years) of experience totaling at least 2,000 hours.

Experience can be earned in academia, industry, government, or public practice.

Additional Requirements

  • Applying for a CPA license in CNMI must be done online through NASBA
    • Application fee – $330
  • CPA licenses are renewed every three years
    • The renewal period runs from September 30th through December 31st
    • Renewal fee – $330

Continuing Professional Education Requirements

The CPE renewal cycle is the same as the three-year license renewal cycle. The following requirements must be met during that period:

  • Complete 120 CPE hours
    • At least 20 CPE hours must be completed each year
    • Four of these CPE hours must be completed in ethics