State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 5/21/2018


Age Requirement None
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: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper level accounting to include the following: Taxation, Auditing, Financial, and Cost.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting, government, industry or academia.
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Jennifer Allen


3800 Esplanade Way; Suite 210

Tallahassee, FL



State Board

Florida Board of Accountancy


240 NW 76 Drive

Suite A

Gainesville, FL


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services


A CPA who completed the 150-hour education requirement on or before 12/31/2008, and who passed the exam on or before 6/30/2010, is exempt from the 1-year experience requirement.

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