State Requirements

South Dakota

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 7/15/2019

Requirements

Age Requirement None
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes — A SSN is not required to sit for the exam, but is for licensure.
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 24 semester hours in accounting at the undergraduate or graduate level including elementary principles of accounting and at least one course in each of the following: intermediate or advanced accounting, auditing, taxation and cost accounting. Additionally, must have 24 hours in business courses other than accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (including B.A.)
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience gained through employment in government, industry, academia or public practice providing any type of service or advice involving the use of accounting, attest, management advisory, financial advisory, tax, or consulting skills, all of which were verified by a licensee.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure.
State Society

South Dakota CPA Society


Laura Coome

605-334-3848

5024 S Bur Oak Pl. #108

Sioux Falls, SD

57108


Email: laura@sdcpa.org

State Board

South Dakota Board of Accountancy


605-367-5770

301 East 14th Street

Suite 200

Sioux Falls, SD

57104


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services

Notes


  • Quarter credit hours are also accepted and are equivalent to 2/3 of a semester hour (divide quarter credits by 1.5 or multiply semester credits by 1.5).
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