State Requirements

West Virginia

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/17/2014

Requirements

Age Requirement 18
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: 27 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in specific accounting courses, excluding introductory accounting courses covering the principles of accounting components, including the minimum requirements of 6 hours in financial accounting or intermediate accounting, 6 hours in auditing or accounting information systems with a minimum of 3 hours in auditing, 3 hours in taxation, 3 hours in cost, managerial, governmental or not-for-profit accounting and 9 hours in accounting electives
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience Requirements: 1 year general experience gained through the employment in private practice, government, industry, not-for-profit organization, academia or public practice.
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

West Virginia Society of CPAs


Judy Proctor

304-342-5461

900 Lee Street East

Suite 1201

Charleston, WV

25301


Email: judyp@wvscpa.org

State Board

West Virginia Board of Accountancy


304-558-3557

405 Capitol Street, Suite 908

Charleston, WV

25301-1744


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