State Requirements

Washington

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 6/7/2019

Requirements

Age Requirement None
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement No
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A. Degree)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 24 semester hours in accounting subjects of which 15 are at the upper division or graduate level. Also required for licensure: 24 semester hours in business administration subjects at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (including B.A.)
Experience Requirements: 1 year general experience, verified by a licensed CPA, through the use of accounting, issuing reports on financial statements, management advisory, financial advisory, tax, tax advisory or consulting skills gained through the practice of public accounting and/or employment in industry, academia, or government.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure.
State Society

Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


Monette Anderson

425-644-4800

902 140th Ave NE

Bellevue, WA

98005-3480


Email: manderson@wscpa.org

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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