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State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 2/24/2020


Age Requirement 18
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement Yes
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting: 150 hours or sat for the exam prior to 2000. 2 years public accounting experience: Sat for exam with less than 150 hours but obtained 150 hours prior to certification. The public accounting experience is gained through employment in government, business or academia.
Ethics Exam: Ohio Board of Accountancy course on basic professional standards and responsibilities
State Society

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Becky Hixen


4249 Easton Way

Suite 150

Columbus, OH



State Board

Accountancy Board of Ohio


77 South High Street

18th Floor

Columbus, OH


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