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Below you will find the basic prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Florida CPA requirements. There may be additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience. For help with further requirements, we offer FREE U.S. CPA Exam Eligibility Assessments to anyone purchasing or already purchased a 4-part Wiley CPAexcel Review Course. We will provide you continued support throughout the application process at no additional charge.

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

CPA Exam Requirements in Florida


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

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US citizenship is not required.
Florida residency is not required.


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:

Education Evaluation Application  $50.00
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: $1429.20

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

Contact Information:

Christopher McGrath
Wiley CPAexcel Eligibility Advisor
Email: chmcgrath@wiley.com

CPA License Requirements in CA


Continuing Education is required

150 total semester hours

30 semester hours of accounting

36 semester hours of business

Work Experience

1 year of relevant work experience supervised by active CPA licensee in the US.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number is required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Background check is required.

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

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