Contact Information

License Application Status | Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs | Licensing Examination | Practice Issues and Continuing Education | Professional Misconduct and Discipline | General Customer Service

License Application Status

Find the status of your license application by checking our online license verifications; your name will be added immediately when your license number is issued. You may also contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
CPA Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 270
Fax: 518-402-5354 (fax)
opunit3@nysed.gov

Please provide your name, social security number, date of birth, and the name of the profession in any correspondence.


Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs

If you have questions about acceptable documentation to verify education completed outside the U.S. or in non-approved programs, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Bureau of Comparative Education
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 300
Fax: 518-486-2966
comped@nysed.gov


Licensing Examination

The Uniform CPA Examination is administered for New York by:

New York Service Unit
CPA Examination Services
PO Box 198469
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 1 (800) CPA-EXAM
E-mail: cpaes-ny@nasba.org
Web: www.nasba.org External Link Icon


Practice Issues and Continuing Education

For answers to questions concerning practice issues or continuing education requirements, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Public Accountancy
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 160
Fax: 518-474-6375
E-mail: cpabd@nysed.gov


Professional Misconduct and Discipline

This site contains information concerning professional misconduct, including how to file a complaint and search for disciplinary actions taken against licensees.


General Customer Service

Office of the Professions staff are available from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817
TDD/TTY: 518-473-1426
Fax: 518-474-1449
E-mail: op4info@nysed.gov

Last Updated: February 14, 2014