New Hampshire CPA Exam Requirements
Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
New Hampshire CPA Exam Education Requirements
Education Requirement for Licensure: Until January 1, 2005: B.A. Degree with accounting concentration. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 120 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration or equivalent. On or after July 1, 2014: 150 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration.
Participates in International Examination Program: Yes
Hours in accounting: Prior to January 1, 2005: 12 semester hours in accounting. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 12 semester hours in accounting. On or after July 1, 2014: 30 semester hours of accounting courses. The accounting credits shall include coverage in financial accounting auditing, taxation, and management accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience requirements: Until June 30, 2014: B.A. Degree-2 years experience. Master's Degree in accounting, taxation, finance, or business administration-1 year experience. On or after July 1, 2014: 1 year experience. Can be gained through public accounting and governmental agencies.
Ethics exam: No ethics exam
Education requirement will change effective July 1, 2014 to 150 hours (including B.A.) (candidates will still be able to sit for exam after completion of B.A)
New Hampshire offers pre-evaluation as an optional service. A pre-evaluation will identify any academic deficiencies in your education before you submit a first-time application for the Exam. To begin the pre-evaluation process, please visit CPA Central. You must create a CPA Central user account before you can submit your pre-evaluation application online.
Please Note: Official education documents must be submitted with this application. See Materials to be Submitted below for additional information.
Send any additional required information or documents to:
CPA Examination Services – NH
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.
New Hampshire 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 $225.00
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 $150.00
3 examination sections $150.00
2 examination sections $150.00
1 examination section $150.00
New Hampshire Society of CPAs
Phone Number: 603-622-1999
Fax Number: 603-626-0204
Address: 1750 Elm Street, Ste. 403, Manchester, NH 03104
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
New Hampshire Board of Accountancy
Kim Ware, Supervisor II
Phone Number: 603-271-2219
Fax Number: 603-271-8702 or 603-271-6990
New Hampshire Joint Board
Address: Anna Philbrook Building, 121 S. Fruit St., Concord, NH 03301