CPE Requirements Florida

CPE Requirements Florida
License Renewal Date12/31 biennially
CPE Reporting Period7/1 to 6/30 biennially
General Requirement80 hours
Ethics Requirement4 hours in Florida Board approved ethics that include a review of Chapters 455 and 473, Florida Statutes, and the related administrative rules. If the four hours of ethics is completed in two modules, then all four hours must be completed with the same provider.
Other Subject Area Requirements
  • 24 hours in Governmental CPE if conducting audits controlled by the Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision, or the Rules of the Auditor General, Chapter 10.550.
  • 8 hours in Accounting-related and/or Auditing-related subjects.16 hours in Accounting, Auditing, or Taxation16 hours in a Classroom or Interactive Webinar setting

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:

Florida Board of Accountancy
Division of Certified Public Accounting
240 NW 76 Drive, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 850-487-1395
Fax: 352-333-2508
Email: [email protected]
Board Website
Board Statutes

National Registry of CPE Sponsors