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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: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience requirements: 12 months of full time employment in public practice, industry, government or other professional settings.
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure or an exam on the Code of Professional Ethics offered by the Oregon Society of CPAs


Applicant must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board, achievement of competency in seven core areas.

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

Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants

Member Services

503-641-7200 ext. 4

10206 SW Laurel St.

Beaverton, OR




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state board

Oregon State Board of Accountancy


3218 Pringle Road

S.E., #110

Salem, OR


CPA exam application


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