Delaware CPA Exam Requirements

Home to the Peach Blossom, Delaware Blue Hen, and soon, you! Do you have what it takes to be a CPA in DE? View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Delaware State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

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

Age: No Age Requirement
Education: Bachelor's degree of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam 24 semester or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Citizenship: Citizenship is not required.
Residency: Residency is not required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

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

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year accounting experience as an employee of a firm engaged in public accountancy or as an accountant in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Delaware State Board of Accountancy
Cannon Building
861 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite 203
Dover, DE
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $150.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $884.10

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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