State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 1/8/2016


Age Requirement 19
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 24 semester hrs. or equivalent quarter hours in accounting (intermediate accounting can be included) and 3 hours each of business law, economics and college math/computer science.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or within 18 semester hours of completing B.A
Experience Requirements: 2-years in public accounting or, 3-years in private or government accounting.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure
State Society

Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants

Linda Plimpton


341 W. Tudor Road


Anchorage, AK



State Board

Alaska State Board of Public Accountancy


Department of Commerce Community & Economic Development

550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500

Anchorage, AK


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All experience is based upon a point system which is based upon the completion of the CPA's level of education.

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