Texas CPA Exam Requirements

Enjoy a walk down San Antonio’s Riverwalk, experience the thrill of Six Flags Fiesta, or try your hand at horseback riding. There is always something to do in the “Lone Star State.” View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Texas 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. 30 semester hours in accounting courses 24 semester hours in business 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 Texas.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year work experience defined as diversified Citizenship is not required.n-routine accounting gained through client practice of public accountancy, industry, government, law firm, education or internship.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
333 Guadalupe, Tower III, Suite 900
Austin, TX
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $50.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $784.10

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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