Wisconsin CPA Exam Requirements

Camping, fishing, and out-of-this-world cheese curds await you as a CPA in WI. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Wisconsin State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

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

Age: 18
Education: Bachelor's degree with 150 hours is not required to sit for the exam. 24 semester hours in accounting
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 Wisconsin.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year experience of public accounting or its equivalent. Equivalent experience may be considered in government, industry, academia, law, self-employment (must be documented and presented in detail for Board consideration).
Ethics: Wisconsin state ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board
Bureau of Business & Design Professions
1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $247.00
AUD $195.35
BEC $176.25
FAR $195.35
REG $176.25
Total $990.20

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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