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

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in June 2020.

CPA Exam Requirements in Georgia

Education


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

View Other Georgia Education Requirements.

Residency


US citizenship is not required.
Georgia residency is not required.

Age


Minimum age: 18 Years Old

Exam Fees:


Initial Application Fee:$150.00
Audit:$208.40
Financial:$208.40
Regulation:$208.40
Business:$208.40
Total:$983.60

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

Contact Information:


Georgia State Board of Accountancy

Email: GSBA@sao.ga.gov

Phone: 404-463-0365

Address:
200 Piedmont Ave.
Suite 1604, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334


CPA License Requirements in GA

Education


Continuing Education is required

150 total semester hours

30 semester hours of accounting

24 semester hours of business

 

Work Experience


Work experience is required.

Other Qualification


Social Security Number required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

US citizenship is required.

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