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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 Idaho CPA requirements. Please note that obtaining a CPA license in Idaho 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 Idaho


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
20 semester hours of accounting
10 semester hours of business

View Other Idaho State Education Requirements.


US citizenship is not required.
Idaho residency is required.


Minimum age: 18 Years Old

Exam Fees:

Initial Application Fee $100.00
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $254.80
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) $254.80
Regulation (REG) $254.80
Business Analysis and Reporting (BAR) $254.80
Information Systems and Controls (ISC) $254.80
Tax Compliance and Planning (TCP) $254.80
Total: $1,119.20

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

Contact Information:

Idaho State Board of Accountancy

Email: kent.absec@isba.idaho.gov

Phone: 208-334-2490

3101 Main St., Suite 210
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0002

CPA License Requirements in Idaho


Continuing Education is required

150 total semester hours

30 semester hours of accounting (must include subjects of financial, audit, management, and tax accounting)

24 semester hours of business


Work Experience

1 Year of Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Background check required.

State residency required.

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

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