State Requirements

Louisiana

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/24/2016

Requirements

Age Requirement None
Citizenship Requirement Yes
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: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Exam sitting requirements: Bachelor's degree (with core 24 hours of accounting courses and 24 hours of business courses)
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants


Shannon Kelly

504-904-1125

2400 Veterans Blvd.

Suite 500

Kenner, LA

70062


Email: SKelly@lcpa.org

State Board

State Board of CPAs of Louisiana


504-566-1244

601 Poydras Street, Suite 1770

New Orleans, LA

70130


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services

Notes


The exam applicant must have maintained continuous residency in Louisiana for 120 days within one year preceding the application date to take the examination.
No residence requirement for licensure.

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