Below you will find the appropriate prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Washinton CPA requirements. Please note that obtaining a CPA license in Washinton 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 Washington

Education


Baccalaureate degree is required
150 total semester hours
24 semester hours of accounting (15 upper-level)
24 semester hours of business
Additional semester hour requirements. Please inquire for more information.

View Other Washington Education Requirements.

Residency


US citizenship is not required.

Washington residency is not required.

Age


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:


Initial Application Fee:$155.00
Audit:$208.40
Financial:$208.40
Regulation:$208.40
Business:$208.40
Total:$988.60

*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 Washington

Education


Continuing education is required.

Work Experience


Work experience is required.

Other Qualification


Social Security Number is not required. Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

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