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

Education


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
24 semester hours of accounting (15 upper-level)
24 semester hours of business(15 upper-level)
Specific courses are needed, please inquire with state board. See full education requirements on the Wisconsin Board of Accountancy website.

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Residency


US citizenship is not required.

Wisconsin residency is not required.

Age


Minimum Age: 18 Years Old

Exam Fees:


Initial Application Fee:$273.00
Audit:$208.40
Financial:$208.40
Regulation:$208.40
Business:$208.40
Total:$1,106.60

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

Contact Information:


Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board

Email: Erin.Karow@wisconsin.gov

Phone: 608-266-2112

Address:
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705


CPA License Requirements in Wisconsin

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