If the substantial equivalency standard in Minnesota Statutes, section 326A.14, is not applicable, the board shall issue a certificate to the holder of a certificate in good standing issued by another state provided that the applicant:
has successfully completed the CPA examination, meaning that the applicant passed the examination according to the rules of the other state at the time it granted the applicant's initial certificate;
has, in addition to meeting the requirements of item A, satisfied the requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section 326A.04, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), clause (2);
has experience of the type required under this chapter and the act for issuance of the initial certificate;
has met the CPE requirement pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 326A.04, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), clause (3), if applicable; and
A certificate holder licensed by another state who establishes a principal place of business in this state shall obtain a certificate from this state. If the certificate holder's individual qualifications are not substantially equivalent to the act or this chapter, the board shall issue a certificate to the holder of a certificate in good standing issued by another state provided the applicant is of good moral character and has met the qualifications in subpart 1.
An applicant granted a certificate under subpart 1 is subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 326A.14, subdivision 1, paragraph (c). Further, the holder of a certificate granted under subpart 1 shall notify the board if the holder establishes a principal place of business in this state.
An applicant holding a certificate issued by another state whose certificate in that other state was issued based on a professional accounting credential or professional registration issued by a foreign country must apply for a certificate in this state under part 1105.3500 and Minnesota Statutes, section 326A.03, subdivision 7.
MS s 326.18; 326A.02
27 SR 1425; 33 SR 476
September 18, 2008