Forms and DownloadsTennessee State Board of Accountancy
Applications, Affidavits, and Other Forms
Initial CPA License Application
Application instructions for Initial CPA licensure are sent to the candidate by office staff when relevant exam and education information has been received in the Board office. If the applicant has met the requirements for licensure, he or she may apply for a Tennessee CPA license online at core.tn.gov. Applicants must attach a completed work experience form during the application process.
Application to Reactivate an Inactive CPA License [online at core.tn.gov]
Affidavit to Close CPA License [online at core.tn.gov]
To reinstate an Expired license, please call the Board office at 615-741-2550 for instructions.
CPA Name Change [pdf]
Address Change CPA or PA [pdf]
Replacement Wall Certificate [online at core.tn.gov]
The initial firm permit application is available online at core.tn.gov. A registered firm permit is required for firms that provide attest services, or those using the terms CPA, Accountant, or Accounting in the name of the firm. Each firm must be owned in the majority by licensed CPAs and must name a TN CPA as resident manager of the firm. Applicants must attach completed copies of the Firm Ownership Form and the Firm Application Experience Affidavit during the application process.
Firm Ownership Form [pdf]
Address Change Firm [pdf]
CPE and Complaints
CPE Reporting Form [pdf]
File a Complaint (Instructions/Form)
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