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


3 Year Baccalaureate degree or higher is required
24 semester hours of accounting (specific courses required please inquire for more info)
24 semester hours of business

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US citizenship is not required.
Montana residency is not required.


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:

Initial Application Fee:$245.00

*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

CPA License Requirements in MT


Continuing education is required.

150 semester hours.


Work Experience

Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

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