Georgia CPA Exam Requirements

From the bustling city of Atlanta to the Blue-Ridge mountains, life as a CPA in Georgia awaits! Interested in taking the CPA exam? View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Georgia State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

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

Age: 18
Education: Bachelor's degree of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam
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 Georgia.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year experience in public accounting and/or 1 year of academia consisting of 24 semester hours taught in a period not less than 12 months and not greater than 36 months.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination not required.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Georgia State Board of Accountancy
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA
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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