Puerto Rico CPA Exam Requirements

Endless beaches, never-ending summers, and delicious papaya await you as a CPA in PR. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Puerto Rico 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 with 150 hours is required to sit for the exam. 32 semester hours in accounting courses 32 semester hours in general business courses
Citizenship: Citizenship is not required.
Residency: Residency is required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

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

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 150 hours of education including a B.A. in accounting with Citizenship is not required. experience requirement; or graduate of college or university recognized by the Puerto Rico Board.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination not required.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Puerto Rico Board of Accountancy
P.O. Box 9023271
San Juan, PR
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $210.00
AUD $190.35
BEC $171.25
FAR $190.35
REG $171.25
Total $933.20

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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