State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 3/5/2018


Age Requirement None
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours including bachelor's degree
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 27 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper-division accounting. 6 hours must be in auditing of which 3 hours must cover Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS). 3 separate hours of accounting ethics is also required.
Exam sitting requirements: Bachelor's degree
Experience Requirements: 1 year of employment for one or more employers as an employee of a CPA. The experience may be gained through public accounting, industry, government or academia.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Ethics exam for initial licensure
State Society

Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants

Sarah E. Sebastian


7887 E. Belleview Ave.

Suite 200

Englewood, CO



State Board

Colorado State Board of Accountancy


1560 Broadway

Suite 1350

Denver, CO


Applying for the Uniform CPA Examination
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