Washington District of Columbia CPA Exam Requirements

21 May 2015

CPA Exam Requirements

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Washington DC CPA Exam Requirements

District of Columbia

Age Requirement: 18

Citizenship Requirement: No

Residency Requirement: Yes

Social Security Number Requirement: Yes

Washington DC CPA Exam Education Requirements

Education Requirement for Licensure: 150 hours (BA Degree)

Participates in International Examination Program: Yes

Hours in accounting: 24 semester hours in accounting and 3 hours in commercial law.

Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement before sitting for exam)

Experience requirements: 1 year 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.

Washington DC CPA Exam Fees

Initial Application Fee:   $175

Audit:    $192.03

Financial:             $192.03

Regulation:         $172.51

Business:             $172.51

Total:     $904.08

Special Fees: Initial application fee includes refundable license fee of $110 due at time of application Re-examination fee $65

Greater Washington Society of CPAs

Brian Calvary

Phone Number: 202-464-6001 or 202-601-0560

Address: 1140 Connecticut Ave, NWSuite 606, Washington, DC 20036

Email: bcalvary@gwscpa.org or info@gwscpa.orgwebsite

District of Columbia Board of Accountancy

Phone Number: 202-442-4320 or 877-672-2173

Fax Number: 202-698-4329

Address: 1100 4th Street, SW, Fifth Floor, E500, Washington, DC 20024

Email: jason.sockwell@dc.gov or  Theresa.Ennis@dc.gov

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