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


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
30 semester hours of accounting
30 semester hours of business
Specific courses required, contact state board. See full education requirements on the Vermont Board of Accountancy website.

View Other Vermont Education Requirements.


US citizenship is not required.

Vermont 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:

Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation
Phone: 802-828-2373
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620

CPA License Requirements in Vermont


Continuing education is required.

150 total semester hours

42 semester hours of accounting

42 semester hours of business


Work Experience

Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

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