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Name Change Process - CPA Examination - Public Accountancy

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The security surrounding the Uniform CPA Examination (“exam”) is very strict. It is of utmost importance that information regarding your identity is correct and accurate in Board's records as well information retained by the examination test center. If you entered an incorrect name when you applied for the exam (e.g., forgot to include a middle initial or indicated "Jr." after your name) or changed your name due to marriage or civil court order, you must complete the name change form before you report to a test center to take an exam section. If your name on your Notice to Schedule (NTS) does not exactly match the name on your driver's license or other form of identification, you will not be permitted to enter the test facility to take the exam.

Please give the Board adequate time to process the name change in order to make changes to your name and arrange for you to obtain a new NTS in time to take your exam as scheduled. Do not wait until the last minute. If you are turned away from the test center because your identification is not accurate, you will forfeit your examination section fee and will have to re-register.