Florida CPA Exam Requirements

21 May 2015

CPA Exam Requirements

Florida CPA Exam Requirements

Age Requirement: None

Citizenship Requirement: No

Residency Requirement: No

Social Security Number Requirement: Yes

Florida CPA Exam Education Requirements

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

Participates in International Examination Program: Yes

Hours in accounting: 36 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper level accounting to include the following: Taxation, Auditing, Financial, Cost/Managerial and Accounting Info Systems.

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

Experience requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting, government, industry or academia.

Ethics exam: No ethics exam


A CPA who completed the 150-hour education requirement on or before 12/31/2008, and who passed the exam on or before 6/30/2010, is exempt from the 1-year experience requirement.

Florida CPA Exam Fees

Initial Application Fee:   $50

Audit:   $192.03

Financial:          $192.03

Regulation:       $172.51

Business:          $172.51

Registration Fees

4 examination sections  $105.00

3 examination sections  $90.00

2 examination sections  $75.00

1 examination section    $60.00

Special Fees: Re-exam registration fee (varying amounts based on number of parts)

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Angie Brooke

Phone Number: 850-224-2727 ext. 300

Fax Number: 850-222-8190

In State Toll Free: 800-342-3197

Address: 325 West College Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1403

Email: brookea@ficpa.org or msc@ficpa.org

Florida Board of Accountancy

Veloria A. Kelly, Director

Phone Number: 850-487-1395 or 352-333-2505

Fax Number: 352-333-2508

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (Division of Certified Public Accounting)

Address: 240 NW 76 Drive, Suite A, Gainesville, FL 32607

Email: veloria.kelly@myfloridalicense.com

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