After receiving notification of successfully passing the ABV Exam, please be sure to review the ABV Credential Application Kit to become familiar with qualifications necessary to meet the ABV Credential requirements. After reviewing the application kit, either Apply Online or download a copy of the ABV Credential application contained within the application kit and submit to the AICPA.
Please use the following for pricing guidelines when remitting payment:
For Initial Pricing:
The standard initial pricing for the ABV credential is $360 unless you qualify for one of the exceptions listed below:
- If you hold another AICPA credential, then the initial price is $210 (unless category #2 below applies with a lower price)
- If you are a member of the FVS Section, then you will receive a credit for a pro rata portion of your remaining annual FVS membership fee. (The actual cost will be somewhere between the $360 standard price and $145 depending on the number of months remaining in your annual FVS membership period.)
For Renewal Pricing:
Credential renewal pricing is $360 for the first credential and $210 for each subsequent credential held.
If remitting payment by credit card, you may attach your application to an e-mail and send to ABV@aicpa.org with “ABV Application” in the subject line, or fax it to 800.326.5066.
If you prefer to pay by check, your payment and application may be mailed to:
AICPA – ABV Application
220 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27707
It will be reviewed and processed, and you will receive notification of your application status shortly thereafter. In some cases, you may be asked to provide additional information to support your application. If you meet the ABV requirements, your application will be approved. If your application is not approved, your fee will be refunded.