Connecticut CPA Exam Requirements

23 May 2015

CPA Exam Requirements

Age Requirement:           None

Citizenship Requirement:             No

Residency Requirement:              No

Social Security Number Requirement:    Yes

Connecticut CPA Exam Education Requirements

Education Requirement for Licensure:     150 hours (including B.A.)

Participates in International Examination Program:            Yes

Hours in accounting:       36 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting

Exam sitting requirements:         B.A. (120 hours)

Experience requirements:           2 year general requirement in public practice, government or industry.

Ethics exam:       Must pass AICPA Ethics exam for initial licensure

Materials to be Submitted with Application

Official transcript(s). Submission by you or school to CPAES.

International Evaluation, if applicable. Submission by you or evaluation agency to CPAES.

ADA Accommodation Form, if applicable. Submission by you to CPAES.

Please allow two to four weeks from your file completion date (when application, fees and all additional required materials have been received) for your application to be processed. Acknowledgment of receipt of application will be sent to you via email, unless otherwise indicated. This notice is sent only as acknowledgment of receipt of application.

Connecticut CPA Exam Fees

All first-time applicants are required to pay both an application fee and an examination fee upon submission of the first-time application. All re-examination candidates are required to pay both a registration fee and an examination fee at the time of registration.

You are able to apply for one or more sections of the examination at a time; however, you are advised to only apply for a section of the examination if you are ready to take it within the next six months.

Application fee $135.00

Examination Fees

Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $192.03

Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)          $172.51

Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)             $192.03

Regulation (REG)              $172.51

Registration Fees

4 examination sections  $105.00

3 examination sections  $90.00

2 examination sections  $75.00

1 examination section    $60.00

Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants

Alicia Strong

Phone Number: 860-258-0217

Address: 716 Brook Street, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3433


Connecticut Secretary of the State (State Board of Accountancy)

Phone Number: 860-509-6179

Fax Number: 860-509-6247

Address: 30 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106


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