State CPE Requirements

State Board Website:

Missouri State Board Website

License Renewal Deadline:

9/30 biennially

CPE Reporting Period:

Effective January 1, 2020 – Reporting Period will be 1/1 to 12/31 on an annual basis

Total CPE Hours Required:

Effective January 1, 2020, 40 hours per reporting period

Minimum CE Hours per year:

40 hours per reporting period

Ethics Requirements:

Effective January 1, 2020: Two (2) hours per reporting period

Credit Limitations:

Authored Published Material: Effective January 1, 2020 – Two (2) hours maximum per reporting period

College/University: Effective January 1, 2020 – Must be related to the accounting profession

Other Subject Area Requirements:


Other State Policies:

Exemption: A non-resident licensee seeking renewal of a license in this state shall be determined to have met the CPE requirement of this rule by meeting the CPE requirements for renewal of a license in the state in which the licensee’s principal office is located. If a non-resident licensee’s principal office state has no CPE requirements for renewal of a license, the non-resident licensee must comply with all CPE requirements for renewal of a license in this state.

Missouri accepts CPE credits for programs offered by National Registry sponsors.

Grace period: Beginning January 1, 2021, March 1st is the deadline for obtaining CPE for the previous calendar year.