California State CPA Exam Requirements

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Contact Information:

california CPA Exam
California State Board of Public Accountancy
Physical Address:

2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 250, Sacramento, CA 95815-3832
Sacramento, CA 95815-3832

Phone:  916-263-3680
Fax:       916-263-3675

Mailing Address:

Exam application can be done online at: https://www.cba.ca.gov/cbt_public NASBA contact information: Toll Free: 1.866.MY.NASBA Fax: 615.324.1268 Email: cbtcpa@nasba.org Mail: NASBA National Candidate Database PO Box 198469 Nashville, TN 37219

Web:   http://www.dca.ca.gov/cba...
Email:    webmaster@cba.ca.gov

 

Education Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree and at least 24 semester hours of accounting courses and 24 semester hours of related courses.

  • 150 Hours Required: Not Required
  • Please contact your state board for additional educational requirements.

Other Requirements:

US Citizenship:   N

Min. Age:   None

Residency:   Not Required

Other:   U.S SSN is required for licensing as are additional educational and work experience requirements.

 

Exam Fees

Application Fees:  

First Time Application:   $100.00

Re-Register Fee:            $50.00   

 

Examination Fees:

Auditing and Attestation

Business Environment and Concepts

Financial Accounting and Reporting

Regulation

$192.03

$173.00

$192.03

$172.51

 
Re-examination Application:
Please check with the state board for current costs.
 

Test Centers

  • Alameda - 2142 Central Ave
    Phone: 510-521-2843
  • Anaheim - 1290 N. Hancok St.
    Phone: 714-695-1801
  • Camarillo - 501 Mobil Ave.
    Phone: 805-389-6595
  • Culver City - 5601 West Slauson Ave.
    Phone: 310-337-6696
  • Diamond Bar - 1241 South Grand Ave.
    Phone: 909-861-1146
  • Fair Oaks - 11733 Fair Oaks Blvd.
    Phone: 916-961-7323
  • Fremont - 48860 Milmont Drive
    Phone: 510-249-9179
  • Fresno - 125 East Barstow
    Phone: 559-226-0964
  • Gardena - 1045 Redondo Beach Blvd.
    Phone: 310-329-1844
  • Glendale - 701 North Brand Blvd.
    Phone: 818-246-8023
  • Rancho Cucamonga - 7365 Carnelian St, Ste.107
    Phone: 909-466-5136
  • Redlands - 413 East Palm Ave.
    Phone: 909-792-2145
  • San Diego - 5075 Shoreham Place
    Phone: 858-866-2120
  • San Fransisco - 100 California St.
    Phone: 415-362-1311
  • San Fransisco - 222 Kearny St.
    Phone: 415-402-0163
  • San Jose - 4030 Moorpark Ave
    Phone: 408-246-0072
  • Santa Rosa - 1360 North Dutton Ave.
    Phone: 707 -579-5163
  • South San Fransisco - 400 Oyster Point Blvd.
    Phone: 650-244-9558
  • Van Nuys - 5805 Sepulveda
    Phone: 818-780-9827
 

Note: Requirements listed above are those to sit for the CPA Exam. Check with your State Board to find out the additional requirements for licensure and certification.
Disclaimer: ELS, Inc. has made every effort to assure the accuracy of the information presented here. However, this information is meant to serve as 'introductory' only. We strongly encourage candidates to check with your jurisdiction directly for details on, or updates to what is provided here.