Georgia CPA Requirements | Roger CPA Review

Georgia CPA Requirements

Georgia CPA Requirements

Wondering what it takes to become a licensed CPA in Georgia?

How to Become a CPA in Georgia

Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Georgia. Navigate through the tabs below for a comprehensive overview of your state’s specific CPA requirements, including: education and residency requirements, licensured details, who to contact, and how much the exam costs.

Be the first to know 2017 CPA Requirements!

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on next year’s CPA Requirements

Georgia CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units) needed for certification, but not needed to sit for the exam

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting above elementary level 

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship 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

Education Requirement: 150 hours inlcuding Bachelor's Degree

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirement: 1 year of public accounting experience and/or 1 year of academia which shall consist of 24 semester hours taught in a period not less than 12 months and not more than 36 months

Ethics Exam: None

Georgia State Board of Accountancy
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Email: cpaes-ga@nasba.org
Phone: 478-207-2440
Fax: 478-207-1363

Initial Application Fees $150
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $884.10

     *$75 re-examination application fee