Virginia CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Virginia CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Virginia CPA CPE requirementsTo maintain an active CPA license in Virginia, certified public accountants have to fulfill the CPE requirement on a triennial basis.

Here is a summary for your reference:

Virginia CPA CPE Requirements

The CPE credits have to be accumulated and 40 hours of continuing education are due upon the renewal date, i.e. 30th of assigned month. The reporting period is Jan 1 to Dec 31 over a rolling 3-year period.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 20 hours per year
  • At least 2 hours of “Virginia-specific” ethics course per year (i.e. 6 hours per reporting period), i.e. relating to standards of conduct, Code of Virginia statutes relating to public accountancy and Board’s regulations
  • Can carry forward up to 30 CPE hours to the next reporting period
  • Self-study is allowed full credit if interactive; 1/2 credit otherwise.

Further Information

You can also contact Virginia Board of Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:

  • Address: 3600 West Broad Street, Suite 378, Richmond, VA 23230-4916
  • Email:
  • Phone: (804) 367-8505

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

My recommendation is CPE Link, a CPE provider registered with NASBA on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Registry ID: 109068). Their CPE courses are endorsed by the Societies of CPAs in California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and West Virginia.

CPE Link offers over 1,000 hours of self-study content taught by accounting and tax professionals–all experts in their fields with many years of practical experience to share. Click out the courses below and start earning your CPE credits today!

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