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

Education


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
24 semester hours of accounting (specific courses required, please inquire for more information)
24 semester hours of business
See full education requirements on the Virginia Board of Accountancy website.

View Other Virginia Education Requirements.

Residency


US citizenship is not required.
Virginia residency is not required.

Age


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:


Initial Application Fee:$120.00
Audit:$208.40
Financial:$208.40
Regulation:$208.40
Business:$208.40
Total:$953.60

*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
Email: chmcgrath@wiley.com


CPA License Requirements in Virginia

Education


Continuing education is required.

150 total semester hours

 

Work Experience


Work experience is required.

Other Qualification


Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

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