Louisiana CPA Exam Requirements

Exquisite jazz, delicious crawfish, and diverse culture await you as a CPA in Louisiana! View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Louisiana 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 or 21 graduate hours in accounting
Citizenship: Citizenship is required.
Residency: Residency is required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

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

Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.

Experience Requirements

1 year experience in government, industry, academia or public practice.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

State Board of CPAs of Louisiana
601 Poydras Street, Suite 70130
New Orleans, LA
State Board Website


View Application and Testing Fees

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


View local Prometric testing centers and 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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