Iowa CPA Exam Requirements
Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Iowa 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 or equivalent quarter hours in accounting above elementary level accounting or principles of accounting
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or within 120 days of B.A.
Experience requirements: 1 year experience in more than one employment situation (includes internships) in government industry, academia or public accounting. 2 years experience for attest CPA which includes 1 year of attest and year of general experience.
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure
Send any additional required information or documents to:
CPA Examination Services – IA
PO Box 198469
Nashville, TN 37219
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.
Iowa CPA Exam Fees
Initial Application Fee: $145
Special Fees: Re-exam registration fee (varying amounts based on number of parts)
4 examination sections $115.00
3 examination sections $100.00
2 examination sections $85.00
1 examination section $70.00
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants
Phone Number: 515-223-8161
Fax Number: 515-223-7347
In State Toll Free: 800-659-6375
Address: 1415 28th St., Ste. 450, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1419
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Cheryl Miller) or email@example.com
Iowa Accountancy Examining Board
Phone Number: 515-725-9021 or 515-725-9022
Fax Number: 515-725-9032
Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau
Address: 200 E. Grand Ave., Ste. 350, Des Moines, IA 50309-1862