CPA Exam Requirements

"Pathway 1: 2 years Pathway 2: 1 year Both are general experience which includes any type of service or advice involving the use of accounting, attest, compilation, management advisory, financial advisory, tax or consulting skills. For those wishing to s

AgeNo Limit
EducationBachelor's degree of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam. Must meet 1 of 4 semester hour requirements
CitizenshipNo
ResidencyNo

CPA Exam Fees

Application and Testing Fees

Application Fee$50
CPA AUD$192.03
CPA BEC$192.03
CPA FAR$172.51
CPA REG$172.50
Total$779.07

CPA Licensure Requirements

Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.

Other Resources

State Board Contacts

California Board of Accountancy
916-263-3680
2000 Evergreen Street
Suite 250
Sacramento, CA
STATE BOARD WEBSITE