How to Become a Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB)

Assure Employers of Your Bookkeeping Knowledge, Skill, Experience, and Ethics

Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) Steps
1. Education
Complete NACPB Accounting Fundamentals (Bookkeeping) Course or equivalent
Complete NACPB Payroll Fundamentals Course or equivalent
Complete NACPB QuickBooks Online Fundamentals Course or equivalent
Complete NACPB Accounting Principles Course or equivalent
3. Experience (Work Experience Verification included in the Application for Licensure)
Verify one-year of bookkeeping experience
4. Code of Ethics (Code of Professional Conduct Agreement included in the Application for Licensure)
Agree to abide by the CPB Professional Code of Conduct
5. Application
Fee
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
Obtain 24 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) each year beginning the year after you obtain your license.
Annual Renewal
Fee
$25
Complete Annual CPE Reporting Certification Form (Included in the Application for License Renewal)