Below you will find the basic prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Maine 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 June 2020.

CPA Exam Requirements in Maine


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
15 semester hours of accounting
3 semester hours of auditing

View Other Maine Education Requirements.


US citizenship is not required.
Maine residency is not required.


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:

Initial Application Fee:$150.00

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

Contact Information:

Maine Board of Accountancy


Phone: 207-624-8627

Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035

CPA License Requirements in ME


Continuing education is required.

150 total semester hours

Work Experience

Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Background check required.


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