District of Columbia CPA Requirements

District of Columbia CPA Requirements

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District of Columbia CPA Requirements

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Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units) needed to sit for the exam.

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: Degree with concentration in accounting and a minimum of 24 semester units in accounting, auditing or federal taxation courses.

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: Baccalaureate Degree 

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting, government, industry or academia that must be verified by a licensed CPA (this experience can be obtained prior to the application, while sitting for the exam, or after all four parts of the exam have been passed. However, requirements to sit for the exam must be met before work experience commences)

District of Columbia State Board of Accountancy
941 North Capitol Street, N.E., Room 7200
Washington, D.C. 20002

Phone: 202-442-4461
Fax: 202-442-4528

Associated Fees Amount
License $110.00
Examination Amount
AUD $192.03
BEC $172.51
FAR $192.03
REG $172.51
Initial Application Amount
1 Section $65
2 Sections $65
3 Sections $65
4 Sections $65
Repeat Application Amount
1 Section $65
2 Sections $65
3 Sections $65
4 Sections $65