Professional licensing is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy. The PICPA is here to support you during this process, whether you’re a new licensee or established in your career.

The current reporting period is from Jan 1, 2024 - Dec. 31, 2025.

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Obtain Your License

In Pennsylvania, a candidate must complete CPA Exam requirements and obtain education and work experience before applying for licensure.

See how to become a CPA

Renew Your License

Pennsylvania CPAs must fulfill continuing professional education (CPE) requirements and renew their license every biennial reporting period.

Reactivate Your License

Whether your license expired or was placed on inactive status, you'll need to fulfill requirements to resume practicing public accounting.


PICPA License Renewal Guide

Download this quick tip sheet to keep with you for renewal help year after year.