Connecticut CPA Requirements

Connecticut CPA Requirements

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Connecticut CPA Requirements

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Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours (180 quarter hours)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 46 semester hours of accounting and related subjects, 24 of which must be in accounting

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship not required

Minimum Age: None

Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Education Requirement: 150 semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree)

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 2 years (104 weeks) of experience in public practice, government, or industry fulfilled before, during, or after passing the CPA Exam

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam

Connecticut State Board of Accountancy
Secretary of the State
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Phone: 860-509-6179
Fax: 860-509-6247

Initial Application Fees $135
AUD $208.40
BEC $208.40
FAR $208.40
REG $208.40
Total $968.60

     *Re-examination application fee varies