Application Process for a New Public Practice Permit

A CPA New Brunswick member who wants apply for a public practice permit must follow these steps.

A CPA New Brunswick member who wants apply for a public practice permit must follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the Public Practice Registration Application Form, which includes the name of each person who has an ownership interest in the Public Practice, the name of each CPA member through whom the professional services will be provided, the legal structure of the Public Practice, the effective date of registration, and any other relevant information that may be required on the form.
  2. Pay the following fees, plus applicable taxes thereon:
    a)    The public practice fee as approved by the Board in effect at the date of the request of application of public practice permit
    b)    The application and licence fee for a Professional Corporation as approved by the Board in effect at the date of the request of application, if applicable; and
    c)    Applicable inspection fees for the year of the inspection
  3. Have professional liability insurance coverage in compliance with By-Law 22 (see the Professional Liability Insurance section for more details)
  4. Be inspected by a practice inspector of CPA New Brunswick after 12 months of initial registration (see the Practice Inspections section for more information on the practice inspection process)

Note that the approval of a request for a Public Practice Permit is conditional upon satisfying the above conditions.