MANILA, Philippines - The October 2017 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) board exam results including the official list of passers for more than 15,000 takers, topnotchers (top 10), top performing schools and performance of schools are expected to be released online between October 20-25 or in 3-6 working days after the last day of exam.

FULL RESULTS: October 2017 CPA board exam passers list, top 10

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) conducted the CPA licensure exam in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban and Tuguegarao on October 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2017.

The members of the Board of Accountancy who gave the licensure examination are Joel L. Tan-Torres, Chairman; Eliseo A. Aurellado, Gerard B. Sanvictores, Gloria T. Baysa, Concordio S. Quisaot, Samuel B. Padilla and Arlyn S. Villanueva, Members.

  • LIST OF PASSERS: A-M October 2017 CPA board exam results
  • LIST OF PASSERS: N-Z October 2017 CPA board exam results
  • TOP 10 PASSERS: October 2017 CPA board exam topnotchers
  • Performance of Schools: October 2017 CPA board exam results

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on OCTOBER 7, 2017 & FF. DAYS
Released on OCTOBER 20-25, 2017

Updating for the list of passers...refresh page for the results.


PRC said that registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:
  • Notice of admission
  • duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of documentary stamps

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC added.


CPA board exam's verification of ratings (passers, non-passers and removal) can be done online.

Visit PRC's "Verification of Rating" service and enter the required information to verify your identity. Note that this will be available in few working days after the release of results.


The 4-day examination covered the following subjects:

October 7: Taxation (removal and first timer), business law and taxation (removal), financial accounting and reporting (removal and first timer), practical accounting I (removal

October 8: Auditing (removal and first timer), auditing theory (removal) and theory of accounts (removal).

October 14: Advanced financial accounting and reporting (removal and first timer) and practical accounting II (removal), regulatory framework for business transactions (removal and first timer) and auditing problems (removal)

October 15: Management advisory services (removal and first timer) and management services (removal)


According to PRC Resolution No. 2016-1019, the target release of results for the recent CPA board exam is on Wednesday, October 25 or in 6 working days after the test (8 days on original assumption). Note that government work was suspended on Monday and Tuesday (October 16 and 17) due to nationwide transport strike.

In the same period last year (October 2016), results were released online in eight (8) working days after the exams. PRC named 5,249 out of 14,390 (36.48%) who have succcessfully hurdled the exams.

In October 2015, results were announced in four (4) working days. A total of 5,468 out of 13,317 (41.06%) passed the series of tests.

We advise takers to monitor announcement of results starting Friday, October 20 (3 working days) until the 25th or 6 working days after the exam. Meanwhile, results may be released online ahead or beyond the schedule without prior notice.

Meanwhile, the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy on Facebook said that results are expected to be released on October 20-21.

Here's the quick summary of previous examinations:

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
October 2017 TBA TBA TBA TBA
May 2017 9,645 3,389 35.14% 5
October 2016 14,390 5,249 36.48% 8
May 2016 6,925 2,967 42.84% 5
October 2015 13,317 5,468 41.06% 4
May 2015 5,959 2,132 35.78% 3
October 2014 11,137 4,123 37.02% 3
July 2014 5,540 1,107 19.98% 3


Monitor this page for the real-time updates on Accountancy board exam results. Check out also the official website of PRC for more information.


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