U.S. Virgin Islands CPA Requirements

Are you looking to take the CPA Exam as an exam candidate for the US Virgin Islands? Each state or region in the United States has a different set of requirements in order to sit for the test. If you are considering the US Virgin Islands, you should first understand if you meet all of the necessary qualifications including education, residency, and age requirements. Below you will find the appropriate prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all US Virgin Islands CPA requirements. For example, did you know that United States citizenship and US Virgin Islands residency are both required in order to sit for the CPA in US Virgin Islands?

Please note that obtaining a CPA license in the US Virgin Islands may require additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience.

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in January 2018.

CPA Exam Requirements in the Virgin Islands


  • Until May 16, 2020 a BA degree with accounting concentration or its equivalent is required.
  • 30 semester units must be in accounting courses and an additional 20 semester units must include accounting, business law, economics and/or finance courses.
  • Effective May 16, 2020, completion of 150 semester hours including a BA or higher degree will be required


US citizenship is required.
US Virgin Islands residency is required.


Minimum age:
21 Years Old

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Exam Fees:
Initial Application Fee: $150.00
Audit: $190.35
Financial: $190.35
Regulation: $171.25
Business: $171.25
Total: $873.20

*Registration fee for re-examination depends on the number of parts you are retaking.

Contact Information:
Virgin Islands Board of Public Accountancy
Phone: 340-773-2226

Dept. Of Licensing & Consumer Affairs
Office of Boards and Commissions
Golden Rock Shopping Center
Christiansted, St. Croix, VI

CPA License Requirements in US Virgin Islands


Continuing education is required.

Work Experience

Work experience required.

Other Qualification

No Ethics Exam, but there is a local CPA Examination

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

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