District of Columbia Board of Accountancy
Department for Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Occupation & Professional Licensing Regulations
1100 4th Street SW Fifth Floor E500
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 442-4320
Fax: (202) 698-4329
The District of Columbia will accept courses from NASBA sponsors. Professional Education Services, LP (PES) is registered with NASBA (#103592) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors and has issued credits in the state of District of Columbia without any problems.
Credits granted for PES courses are based on the AICPA and NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) statement of standards which grant 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time. District of Columbia recognizes the same credit measurement.
Specific areas designated: accounting and auditing; taxation; management; computer science; communication arts; mathematics, statistics, probability and quantitative applications in business; economics; business law; function fields of business including: finance, production, marketing, personnel relationship, and business management and organization; specialized areas of industry; administrative practice; and professional ethics. PLEASE NOTE: regulations states that credit may be granted by the Board for subjects other than those specified in the regulations if the licensee can demonstrate that the subjects contribute to professional competence - limited to 25% of the total hours required.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: The fields of study listed by the Board can be equated to a NASBA field of Study. Therefore, all fields of study noted on PES certificates of completion can be reported on the DC CPE renewal form.
If you have any questions regarding your CPE requirements, please call PES at 1-800-990-2731 or your State board. PLEASE NOTE: Since state board regulations are constantly changing, the information contained here is deemed reliable however it is not guaranteed. We encourage you to contact your state board to answer any questions and confirm or clarify any requirements listed here. Information updated 03.31.22