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Below you will find the appropriate prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Connecticut CPA requirements. Please note that obtaining a CPA license in Connecticut may require additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience.

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in January 2024.

CPA Exam Requirements in Connecticut


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
24 semester hours of accounting
22 semester hours of business

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US citizenship is not required.
Connecticut residency is not required.


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:

Education Evaluation Application $90.00
Audit: $344.80
Financial: $344.80
Regulation: $344.80
Business Analysis and Reporting  $344.80
Information Systems and Controls  $344.80
Tax Compliance and Planning $344.80
Total: $1,469.20

*Registration fee for re-examination depends on the number of parts you are retaking. Fees are
always subject to change.

CPA License Requirements in CT


Continuing Education is required

150 total semester hours

36 semester hours of accounting

30 semester hours of business

Work Experience

2 years of work experience in public accounting is required.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number is required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Getting your CPA license in Connecticut can mean that additional requirements must be met. Since fees, requirements, and rules may change on a frequent basis, we highly recommend contacting the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy for complete licensing information.

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