State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 2/24/2020


Age Requirement No
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement Yes
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 theory and practice
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience Requirements: 1 year of accounting experience in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics Exam: Not required for licensure, but the AICPA ethics exam is required to obtain a CPA certificate. See notes below for details.
State Society

Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Natasha Schamberger


100 SE 9th Street

Suite 502

Topeka, KS



State Board

Kansas Board of Accountancy


Landon State Office Building

900 SW Jackson, Suite 556

Topeka, KS


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services


Two-tier 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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