CPE Requirements New Jersey

CPE Requirements New Jersey
License Renewal Date12/31 triennially
License Renewal Fee$135
CPE Reporting Period1/1 to 12/31 triennially, reporting 2020, 2023, 2026, 2029, etc.
General Requirement120 hours
Minimun Hours Per Year20 hours
Ethics RequirementFour (4) hours in New Jersey law and ethics approved by the Board.
Other Subject Area Requirements
  • 460 hours in Technical Subjects: Accounting; Auditing, including but not limited to, review, compilation and attest standards; Business Law; Computer Science; Economics; Finance; Management Advisory Services; Mathematics, Statistics, etc.; SEC Practice; Taxation; and Professional Ethics. Any of these subjects may be in specialized industries.
  • 24 hours in Auditing, Review and Compilation if engaged in the practice of public accountancy or involved in the attest function.

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:

New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
PO Box 45000
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: 973-504-6380
Fax: 973-648-2855
Email: [email protected]
Board Website
Board Statutes

National Registry of CPE Sponsors