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Following are the topics covered for the initial application:  
  Before filling out your initial application, please read the following thoroughly.

 Initial Applications   Our forms are in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view and print these forms. Click the Adobe logo to download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Some forms allow you to fill them out on-screen and print them, however, you cannot save them. It will be necessary to fill the form out each time it is opened.

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  Initial applications must be completed by applicants who have never applied to take the Uniform CPA Examination in Arizona or in any other jurisdiction. The cost to apply is $100 which is payable to the Arizona State Board of Accountancy. Within 30 days of receiving an initial application, Board staff shall notify the applicant that the application is either complete or incomplete. Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-226.01(B), if the application is incomplete, the notice shall specify what information is missing. If the application is complete, it will be forwarded to the next available Certification Committee meeting for their review and recommendation to the Board.
a helpful hint Helpful Hints - DO NOT include fees payable to NASBA for each exam section. NASBA will send a payment coupon to you for the exam section fee(s) after issuance of the Authorization to Test (ATT) by the Board.
a helpful hint Helpful Hints – Candidates who have applied to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in another jurisdiction can continue to reapply through that jurisdiction to complete the exam even though they have relocated to Arizona because they can sit at any Prometric testing center.

Uniform CPA Exam Initial Application Form
 Transcript Requests  
  As part of your application, you must present satisfactory evidence that you have successfully obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution or a college or university that maintains standards comparable to those of an accredited institution. The evidence must show at least twenty-four semester hours of non duplicative accounting courses of which twelve semester hours are upper level, and shall also include at least eighteen semester hours in related courses.

The following is a link to a transcript request form so you can request that each college/university send your official transcript(s) to you in a sealed envelope.

Transcript Request Form
 Cancellation Form  
  If you need to make a change before the Authorization to Test (ATT) has been submitted (also referred to as your application being uplinked) to NASBA, you can change the section(s) you want to take by submitting the change in writing via email, fax, or regular mail. Please note that regardless of the method used, the form of communication must clearly identify the requestor.

If you need to make a change after the ATT has been submitted to NASBA, you will forfeit your application fee and need to do the following three things. First, do not make payment on the payment coupon to NASBA. Second, submit the application cancellation form. Finally, submit your re-exam application and your $50 fee for the correct section(s).

Exam Application Cancellation Form
 Address Change Form  
  If your residential or business address has changed since submitting your application, please use the following form to update your address for our records.

Change of Address Form