Foreign Candidates Examination Information and Educational Evaluation Process
To sit for the CPA examination as an Oklahoma candidate, you must be a resident of this state immediately prior to filing your application as required by Section 15.8.A of the Oklahoma Accountancy Act. Examples of such substantiation could include documentation as to place of residence, copies of Oklahoma tax returns, college or university enrollment, employment, etc.
If you satisfy the Oklahoma residence requirement and you were educated at a university located outside the United States, it will be necessary to have your education evaluated to determine whether it is equivalent to the education which the State of Oklahoma requires to qualify for the CPA examination. Below is a list of entities recognized by the Oklahoma Accountancy Board as able to evaluate the education of applicants. The evaluation process may take several weeks to complete. In addition to the $50.00 non-refundable application fee paid to the OAB, the applicant must pay the costs associated with the evaluation directly to the entity that provides the evaluation.
You must contact the evaluation service directly to request detailed information about their required forms, procedures and costs of the evaluation. The cost of evaluation may vary dependant on the provider you choose. After the evaluation service has reviewed your official transcripts, the service must issue a report containing a detailed assessment to determine if your education meets the requirements set forth in Section 15.8.C of the Oklahoma Accountancy Act.
After you receive the report from the evaluation service you must send the original report with your application to sit for the CPA examination to the OAB along with the transcript(s), which were evaluated by the service. Please note that the OAB must receive the original report. Photocopies of evaluation reports are not accepted.
MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF THE
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CREDENTIAL EVALUATION SERVICES, (NACES)
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Center for Applied Research, Evaluation & Education, Inc.
P.O. Box 18358
Anaheim, CA 92817
Tel: (714) 237-9272 Fax: (562) 430-8215
Education Evaluators International, Inc.
P.O. Box 5397
Los Alamitos, CA 90720-5397
Tel: (562) 431-2187
Fax: (562) 493-5021
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
Tel: (414) 289-3400
Fax: (414) 289-3411
Educational Records Evaluation Service, Inc.
601 University Ave Suite 127
Sacramento, CA 95825
Tel: (916) 921-0790
Fax: (916) 921-0790
Foreign Academic Credentials Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 400
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Tel: (618) 288-1661
Fax: (618) 288-1691
Foreign Educational Document Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 4091
Stockton CA 95204
Tel: (209) 948-6589
International Education Research Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3655
Los Angeles, CA 90231-3665
Tel: (310) 258-9451
Fax: (310) 342-7086
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
International Education Consultants
7101 SW 102 Avenue
Miami, FL 33173
Tel: (305) 273-1616
Fax: (305) 273-1338
Fax: (305) 273-1984 (Translations)
NASBA International Evaluation Services
150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37219-2417
Tel: (855) 468-5382