State Requirements

District of Columbia

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 12/4/2015


Age Requirement 18
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (BA Degree)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 24 semester hours in accounting and 3 hours in commercial law.
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement before sitting for exam)
Experience Requirements: 1 year in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

Greater Washington Society of CPAs

Brian Calvary


1111 19th Street

NW #1200

Washington, DC



State Board


Two-tiered state. When a CPA passes the exam, a certificate will be issued. However, a license/permit to practice will be issued when the experience requirement is completed.

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