New Hampshire CPA Requirements

New Hampshire CPA Requirements

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New Hampshire CPA Requirements

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Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units) 

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate 

Additional Requirements: 30 semester hours of accounting courses, including financial accounting auditing, taxation, and management accounting

24 semester hours of business coursers other than accounting

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is 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

Educational Requirement: 150 hours (including Bachelor's Degree) with 33 semester hours in accounting and 27 semester hours in business

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 1 year experience and 1,500 hours in accounting and/or audit skills verified by a licensed CPA and complete experience affidavit. May be fulfilled before, during, or after passing the CPA Exam.

Ethics Exam: None

New Hampshire Board of Accountancy
78 Regional Dr. Bdg 2
Concord, NH 03301

Email: cpaes-nh@nasba.org, boa@nh.gov
Phone: 603-271-3286
Fax: 603-271-8702

Initial Application Fees $225
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $959.10

     *$150 re-examination application fee