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Tennessee State Board of Accountancy

Applications, Affidavits, and Other Forms

CPA Licenses

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  Applicants must attach a completed work experience form during the application process.

CPA Applicant Work Experience Form [pdf]

Status Changes

Application to Reactivate an Inactive CPA License [online at]

Application to Reactivate a Closed CPA License [pdf]

Affidavit to Close CPA License [online at]

Affidavit for Inactive CPA License Status [pdf]

To reinstate an Expired license, please call the Board office at 615-741-2550 for instructions.

Other Forms--CPA

CPA Name Change with New Wall Certificate [pdf]

CPA Name Change [pdf]

Address Change CPA or PA [pdf]

Replacement Wall Certificate [online at]

Firm Permits

The initial firm permit application is available online at  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]

Firm Application Experience Affidavit [pdf]

Other Forms--Firms

Affidavit for Peer Review Exemption [pdf]

Address Change Firm [pdf]

CPE and Complaints

CPE Reporting Form [pdf]

2018 Tennessee State Ethics Sponsor Application [pdf]

Pre-Approval Application for Non-registered CPE Courses [pdf]

File a Complaint (Instructions/Form)

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