Hawaii CPA Exam Requirements
Age Requirement: 18
Citizenship Requirement: Yes
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Hawaii CPA Exam Education Requirements
Education Requirement for Licensure: 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program: Yes
Hours in accounting: 24 semester hours in upper division or graduate level accounting which would include courses in financial accounting, auditing, taxation and managerial accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or within 120 days of B.A.
Experience requirements: 1500 hours in audit, or 2-years in government, industry, academia, or public practice.
Ethics exam: No ethics exam
Two-tiered state. When a CPA passes the exam, a certificate will be issued. However, a license/permit to practice will be issued when the experience requirement is completed.
Materials to be Submitted with Application
Official transcript(s). Submission by you or school to CPAES.
Certificate of Enrollment, if applicable. 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.
If you have previously applied and sat but were currently enrolled in college at the time of application (Certificate of Enrollment form), you are NOT automatically considered a re-examination candidate.
Hawaii 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 nine months.
Application fee $165.00
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $192.03
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) $172.51
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) $192.03
Regulation (REG) $172.51
4 examination sections $120.00
3 examination sections $105.00
2 examination sections $90.00
1 examination section $75.00
Phone Number: 808-537-9475
Fax Number: 808-537-3520
Address: 900 Fort Street Mall, Ste 850, Honolulu, Hawaii 96806
P.O. Box 1754, Honolulu, HI 96806
Phone Number: 808-587-3222 or 808-586-3000
Fax Number: 808-586-2874
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Address: 335 Merchant Street (96813), Honolulu, HI 96801-3469
P.O. Box 3469, Honolulu, HI 96801-3469
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