CPE Requirements Colorado

CPE Requirements Colorado
License Renewal DateNovember 30th of odd numbered years
CPE Reporting Period1/1 to 12/31 biennially ending on odd years
General Requirement80 hours
Ethics Requirement
  • Four (4) hours Ethics: Providers offering ethics courses must register with the Board and/or have their content approved by the Board.
  • No more than two (2) hours may be in Colorado Rules & Regulations – eligible CR&R courses must cover current Colorado Revised Statutes and Board rules and comply with the CR&R Content Outline provided in section 7.8(E) of the Accountancy Rules and Regulations.

The above are general requirements. There may be additional requirements for individuals whose license has lapsed and/or initial first-time applicants, etc.

Because CPE standards are created and maintained jointly by the AICPA, NASBA (the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy), and individual state boards, we recommend checking with your state board to be absolutely sure you are fulfilling all requirements.
The link at the bottom of this page will take you to NASBA where you can select your state to get additional information specific to your individual case.

A direct link to your state board can also be found below.

Additional Requirements

The requirements on this page are general in nature. For a more detailed view and to get the most up to date information, visit:

Colorado State Board of Accountancy
Division of Professions and Occupations
1560 Broadway Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-7800
Fax: 303-894-2310
Email: [email protected]
Board Website
Board Statutes

National Registry of CPE Sponsors