Virginia CPA Exam Requirements

Take a trip back in time as a CPA in Virginia. Experience Colonial Williamsburg, relax on Virginia Beach, or take a trip through the Shenandoah Natural Forest. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Virginia 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 of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam. 24 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 Virginia.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: Employed full-time equivalent of 1 year in academia, a firm, government or industry in any capacity involving the substantial use of accounting, financial, tax or other skills that are relevant.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Virginia Board of Accountancy
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 402
Henrico, VA
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $120.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $854.10

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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