Minnesota CPA Exam Requirements

03 Jun 2015

CPA Exam Requirements

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Minnesota CPA Exam Requirements

Age Requirement: None

Citizenship Requirement: No

Residency Requirement: No

Social Security Number Requirement: Yes

Minnesota CPA Exam Education Requirements

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

Participates in International Examination Program: Yes

Hours in accounting: Graduate degree from a business school with 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate or 15 hours in graduate level accounting or B.A. or higher degree with 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting at the upper or graduate level

Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or completion of B.A. within 120 days

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

Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

Minnesota 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 $190.00

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  $115.00

3 examination sections  $115.00

2 examination sections  $115.00

1 examination section    $115.00

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

Stephanie Schmidt

Phone Number: 952-831-2707

Toll Free (MN, IA, SD, ND, WI only): 1-800-331-4288

Address: 1650 West 82nd Street, Suite 600, Bloomington, MN 55431

Email: sschmidt@mncpa.org

Minnesota State Board of Accountancy

Phone Number: 651-296-7938

Fax Number: 651-282-2644

TTY: 800-627-3529

Address: 85 7th Place E, Suite 125, St. Paul, MN 55101

Email: doreen.frost@state.mn.us

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