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Inactive certification


Please contact the VBOA by email at if you need to disclose any information regarding a felony or misdemeanor conviction, an administrative action or civil judgment.

The annual renewal fee is $60. If you choose not to use the online payment method, the VBOA accepts payment by check or money order made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia. The fee for sending a check or money order is an additional $25.

Unrenewed licenses will automatically go into Expired status the day after the renewal is due, on July 1. Once the license goes into Expired status, it will be the responsibility of the licensee to reinstate the license. There is a $350 reinstatement fee.

Documentation must be provided to show each name change if your name has been changed from the most recent renewal. A licensee must contact the VBOA within 30 days of any legal name change. Photocopies of marriage license, court orders or drivers license are accepted.

Please be aware that your submitted application affirms that your application is complete and correct and that you have read and understand and will remain current with the laws and regulations governing the practice of accounting in Virginia.

Documents submitted with an application are the property of the VBOA and cannot be returned. Payments returned by the bank for insufficient funds are subject to a returned payment fee, pursuant to § 2.2-4805 of the Code of Virginia.

Inactive Status Certifications

Please select Yes or No for each certification below.
*If you need to disclose anything in accordance with 18VAC5-22-170(B), please contact the VBOA immediately at or at (804) 367-8505.