State Requirements

Iowa

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/17/2014

Requirements

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: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting above elementary level accounting or principles of accounting
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or within 120 days of B.A.
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in more than one employment situation (includes internships) in government industry, academia or public accounting. 2 years experience for attest CPA which includes 1 year of attest and year of general experience.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure
State Society

Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants


Cheryl Miller

515-223-8161

1415 28th St.

Ste. 450

West Des Moines, IA

50266-1419


Email: cmiller@iacpa.org

State Board

Iowa Accountancy Examining Board


515-725-9021

200 E. Grand Ave.

Ste. 350

Des Moines, IA

50309-1862


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