Alabama CPA Exam Requirements

Delicious BBQ, out-of-this-world shrimp, and foot-stomping country await you as a CPA in the Yellowhammer state. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Alabama State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

Check if you meet the requirements to sit for the exam.

Age: 19
Education: Bachelor's degree with 150 total semester hours is required 33 semester hours in accounting courses is required, not introductory courses
Citizenship: Citizenship is required.
Residency: Residency is not required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

Here’s what you need to become licensed in the state of Alabama.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required. 33 semester hours is required in accounting courses"
Experience: 1 year in public accounting, or 2 years in industry, business, government, or college teaching is required.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
P.O. Box 300375
Montgomery, AL
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $50.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $784.10

Schedule Your Exam

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To receive your CPA license additional requirements may be necessary. As fees and rules may change, we recommend contacting your State Board of Accountancy for more information.

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