NASBA is the association of the US State Boards of Accountancy. Its mission is to enhance the effectiveness and to advance the common interests of the State Boards, and one of the latest services offered is an international evaluation service (NIES) for international CPA exam candidates.
Over 50 states and jurisdictions accept evaluations from NIES. You can assume that NIES provides service to all states that welcome non-US candidates.
* NIES is the only approved international education evaluation provider for these states.
NIES has a premium service known as “UNDECIDED STATE EVALUATION”. It costs $100 more than the standard fee (i.e. $300 vs $200), but the evaluator will suggest a state that you can qualify based on your existing education. Please note that their suggestion does not cover whether you are able to fulfill the experience requirement, so make sure you take this into consideration when finalizing the state to register.
Update: I can no longer locate this service from NIES’ website.
NIES offers translation services for documents in Arabic, Bini, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Marathi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Sindhi, and Turkish.
NIES has a detailed submission details by country. Please make sure you check out this handy tool located at the first paragraph of the front page.
In general, please expect to submit:
NASBA International Evaluation Services
PO Box 198727
Nashville, TN 37219
Courier mailing address:
150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 850
Nashville TN, 37219
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