Thank you for your questions. The best way to become a certified bookkeeper is via one of the two top professional bookkeeper organizations: AIPB and NACPB. You can also become certified through local or online college courses. Costs for training will vary depending on where you train.
The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification cost is $479 for AIPB members and $574 for nonmembers, which includes the application fee, all the workbooks, and the exam fees. For more information, click here
The National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) cost is $400 for NACPB members and $600 for nonmembers. There are several free study tools available to you if you decide to become a member. In addition, they offer an exam prep course for $1,596 for NACPB members and $1,996 for nonmembers. For more information, click here
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