District of Columbia CPA Exam Requirements

Our Nation’s capital is always abuzz and there is plenty need for new CPAs! Interested in taking the CPA exam in DC? View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the District of Columbia 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 with 150 hours is required to sit for the exam. 24 semester hours in account
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 District of Columbia.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination not required.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

District of Columbia Board of Accountancy
1100 4th Street, SW, Suite E500
Washington, DC
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $65.00
AUD $192.03
BEC $172.51
FAR $192.03
REG $172.51
Total $794.08

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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