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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New eLicense System

The Accountancy Board of Ohio transitioned to eLicense Ohio on April 23, 2018.  Registration information was emailed to all licensees; please send an email to ACCBd-Ohio@acc.state.oh.us if you have not received this registration email.

Applications for CPA certification and firm registration are now available online.

All applications and renewals will now be completed online.  The Board will no longer accept paper checks.



 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 Edition

Next Board Meeting is Scheduled for September 7, 2018

Meeting Location:  University of Akron, School of Accountancy, 259 S Broadway,  Room 120, Akron, Ohio 44325-4802read 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