Certification requires passing the AIPB Certification Exam, proving 2 years’ experience in bookkeeping, signing a code of ethics and once certified, meeting ongoing continuing education requirements. To become a Certified Bookkeeper through the AIPB, you must meet three requirements:
1. Pass the four-part national certification exam.
2. Sign the AIPB Code of Ethics.
3. Submit evidence of at least 2 years’ full-time bookkeeping experience or 3,000 hours’ part-time or freelance experience before or after you take the national exam. You have three years from the date that you pass the last exam taken to fulfill this requirement.