Minnesota CPE Requirements

License Renewal Date: Annual

CPE Reporting Period: July 1 - June 30

General Requirements
  • 120 Total CPE Hours
  • Max. 96 SS format
  • 8 Ethics CPE Hours
  • Max. 24 Personal Development CPE Hours
Annual Requirements
  • 20 Annual CPE Hours

Self-Study CPE Hours is limited to 96 hours.
Personal Development CPE Hours are limited to 24 hours.

Initial License:

New CPAs are given a grace period through June 30 the year in which the initial license was issued. The 20-hour per year requirement is effective the June 30 following the first anniversary of the initial certificate issuance. The 120-hour requirement (and the ethics requirement) is not effective for these licensees until the June 30 following the third anniversary of the initial certificate issuance.