Connecticut CPA Requirements

Connecticut CPA Requirements

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Connecticut CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: To Sit: Bachelor’s degree. To Become Certified: Bachelor’s degree with 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: Full/part-time undergraduate/Full-time graduate student:  Must have min. 12 credits p/semester and be currently enrolled at an accredited college/university, accredited community college, or accredited junior college

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 of experience in public practice, government, or industry 

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

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 $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $869.10

     *Re-examination application fee varies