New Mexico CPA Exam Requirements

From the Spanish colonial architecture of Sante Fe to the growing city of Albuquerque, adventure in New Mexico is never far behind. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the New Mexico State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

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

Age: 21
Education: Bachelor's degree of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam 30 semester 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 New Mexico.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year experience 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.

New Mexico Public Accountancy Board
5500 San Antonio Drive NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $160.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $894.10

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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