Foreign Education

Applicants for the CPA examination who earned college credit in foreign countries must have their official educational credentials evaluated by an acceptable foreign credential evaluation service. A course-by-course evaluation is required.  We accept the following foreign credential evaluation services:


The following foreign credential evaluation services have been approved in Ohio on the basis of being approved by another accountancy board:

Evaluation Service
Accountancy Board
  ACREVS, Inc.   California Board of Accountancy   5/23/2008
  Center for Educational Documentation   Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy   6/28/2010
  Foreign Credentials Service of America   Nevada State Board of Accountancy   2/1/2012
  Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.   Several accountancy boards   2/11/2021
  NASBA International Evaluation Services   Several accountancy boards   10/1/2012
  One Earth International Credential Evaluation   California Board of Accountancy   5/31/2017

  John E. Patterson, Executive Director

Accountancy Board of Ohio

77 South High Street, Suite 1820

Columbus, Ohio  43215-6108


Accountancy Board of Ohio Contact List

Main Line:  614.466.4135

Fax Line:  614.466.2628