State & Territory Requirements



Save this licensure state to my profile

last updated 10/17/2014


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: 36 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper level accounting to include the following: Taxation, Auditing, Financial, Cost/Managerial and Accounting Info Systems.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting, government, industry or academia.
Ethics exam: No ethics exam


A CPA who completed the 150-hour education requirement on or before 12/31/2008, and who passed the exam on or before 6/30/2010, is exempt from the 1-year experience requirement.

The Es of becoming a CPA

When it comes to licensure requirements, don't forget your Es: education, experience, examination and—depending on your state—ethics. Here's the lowdown on licensure to become a CPA.

The Es of becoming a CPA

state society

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Jennifer Allen

850-224-2727 ext. 422

325 West College Avenue

Tallahassee, FL




by the way

Numerous prep course options. 18 months. Four sections. And only one tool that can help you plan your Exam, track your progress, commune with fellow test takers and much more. Check out CPA Exam Aid—courtesy of the AICPA.


state board

Florida Board of Accountancy


240 NW 76 Drive

Suite A

Gainesville, FL


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services


Found an error?

We try to ensure this information is accurate and consistent. If you spot an error, please send us a message.

2018-19 AICPA Legacy Scholarships

 AICPA Legacy Scholarships: Applications deadline March 1 @ 3 pm ET

» Apply here