State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 11/20/2015


Age Requirement 18
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 accounting above elementary level
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience Requirements: One (1) year of continuous qualifying experience, which must include a minimum of 2,000 hours, completed not more than one (1) year immediately preceding the date of application and must be under the supervision of an active CPA in good standing. (NOTE: The Georgia Board may accept, in lieu of such year of experience in public accounting, evidence satisfactory to the Board of one (1) year of continuous employment in the accounting field in industry, business, academia or government.)
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
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Georgia State Board of Accountancy


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Suite 1604 West Tower

Atlanta, GA


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