Mission Statement: The mission of the Accountancy Board of Ohio is to assure that the services received by Ohio’s citizens and businesses from CPAs and PAs licensed by the Board, will always be performed in an ethical and professional manner and to strictly and fairly enforce Ohio’s statutes and rules.

Vision Statement: It is the vision of the Accountancy Board of Ohio to become the regulatory agency that provides quality service to the public through the effective use of technology and the implementation of best business practices.


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 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Eastern Time, except State holidays 


20 hours minimum per year and incremental credit.

4701-15-02 Continuing Education Requirement.  The impact of changes to CPE rules reporting were effective January 1, 2016 for those in Reporting Group 2 and will affect those in Reporting Group 3 beginning January 1, 2017.  Reporting Group 1 will be affected by the rule change on January 1, 2018.

4701-15-09 Converting to Ohio permit status.  A licensee or applicant whose status is expired, suspended or revoked, or a holder of a CPA certificate or PA registration who holds a registration as defined in 4701.10 of the Revised Code.


The Board no longer issues wallet cards.  The current status of an Ohio licensee, or firm, is available online via the Ohio eLicense Center.  This service is available 24 hours a day -  7 days a week.


Send address changes to: Luann Rager


 This tool is to track CPE credits only -  not for renewal of an Ohio License

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) now offers a continuing professional education (CPE) tracking tool for all active Ohio permit holders. This tool is free to use and allows you to track and store all of your CPE documents in one location. The CPE tracking tool is located at oh.cpetracking.com. Please note when logging in, your license number is entered CPA.(your five-digit  license number).   

ABO Newsletter - 2018 Winter Addition

Next Board Meeting is Scheduled for February 9, 2018

Meeting Location:  Vern Riffe Center for Government, 77 South High Street, 31st Fl, Room West B & C, Columbus, OH 43215read more ...



  John E. Patterson, Executive Director

Accountancy Board of Ohio

77 South High Street, Suite 1820

Columbus, Ohio  43215-6128

Accountancy Board of Ohio Contact List


Main Line:  614.466.4135

Fax Line:  614.466.2628