Indiana CPA Requirements

Indiana CPA Requirements

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Indiana CPA Requirements

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Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units) with Baccalaureate

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate accounting or 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in graduate level accounting or a equivalent combination of both

24 semester hours of equivalent quarter hours in business, including up to 6 hours of business and tax law and up to 6 hours of computer science

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 18

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

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Educational Requirement: 150 hours including 33 hours in Accounting and 27 hours in Business (including requirements for exam)

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 2 years experience in government, industry, academia or public practice verified by an active CPA and notarized

Ethics Exam: None

Indiana Board of Accountancy
Indiana Professional License Agency
402 West Washington St., Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Phone: 317-234-3040

Fax: 317-233-5559

Initial Application Fees $150
AUD $208.40
BEC $208.40
FAR $208.40
REG $208.40
Total $983.60

     *$75 re-examination application fee