Kentucky CPA Exam Requirements

Discover Appalachia and unleash your unbridled spirit in Kentucky! View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Kentucky 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 39 semester hours in business-related subjects including 27 hours in accounting courses
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 Kentucky.

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

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Kentucky State Board of Accountancy
332 West Broadway, Suite 310
Louisville, KY
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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