Board of Accountancy

Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR), an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our site and we look forward to assisting you. OPOR’s Gardiner office is open to the public from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. While you are welcome to visit our offices, for faster service, we encourage you to take advantage of our many online services.

To ensure that someone is available to assist you, we recommend that you schedule an appointment in advance. Please contact us by email or by phone or through our other online services, and we will assist you. After making an appointment, click on this link for directions.


You may follow this link to the Secretary of State's office to view a list of board members. Members of the public should not contact board members with questions or comments.  All questions, comments or any other board-related matters must be directed to the Board’s manager. 


The Board of Accountancy was established to protect the public through regulation of the practice of public accountancy in the State of Maine.

The primary responsibility of the Board is to examine qualified applicants for a license to practice public accounting in the State; to revoke, suspend or refuse to renew any license after proper notice and hearing; to promulgate rules of professional conduct; and to provide to the public information pertaining to licensed Certified Public Accountants, Public Accountants, Firms and Branches licensed by the Board.

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Notice Regarding License Verification Requests

License verifications is available at no charge by visiting Board of Accountancy online licensing portal. OPOR does not issue paper license verifications. 

Licenses and other communications from the Maine Board of Accountancy will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.

*Depending on your email security settings communications from the board, including licenses, may be directed to your junk/spam folders. Please be sure to check these folders for board communications from*

What's New

Uniform CPA Examination Credit Extension Policy

At its July 11, 2023 meeting, the Maine Board of Accountancy (“the Board”) voted to adopt a policy to extend the length of time that Uniform CPA Examination credits are valid to accommodate the launch of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s (“NASBA”) new Uniform CPA Examination in January of 2024.  Board Policy #2023-01 (PDF)

Requirement to Report Convictions and Changes of Contact Information Within 10 Days of the Occurrence

10 Day Notification Requirement

Pursuant to Title 10, §8003-G(2):

All licensees and applicants for licensure must report in writing any of the following to the office, board or commission no later than 10 days after the change or event, as the case may be:

a. Change of name or address;

b. Criminal conviction;

c. Revocation, suspension, or other disciplinary action taken in this or any other jurisdiction against any occupational or professional license held by the applicant or licensee; or

d. Any material change in the conditions or qualifications set forth in the original application for licensure submitted to the office, board or commission.

Individual and Firm Licensing now available Online!

 Online License Application