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State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 6/26/2020


Age Requirement No
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement No
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting, auditing & ethics (3 hours must be in accounting and 3 hours must be in auditing)
Exam sitting requirements: B.A, or completion of B.A. within 120 days
Experience Requirements: 2 years of public accounting experience which must include the use of accounting or auditing skills including the issuance of reports on financial statement and at least one of the following: the provision of management advisory services, financial advisory services or consulting services, the preparation of tax returns, the furnishing of advice on tax matters
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

Patricia Brigham


153 US Route 1, Ste 8

Scarborough, ME



State Board

Maine Board of Accountancy

207 624-8672

35 State House Station

Augusta, ME


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