Idaho CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Idaho

Curious how to become a CPA in Idaho? You’re in the right spot. Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Idaho. Navigate through the tabs below for a comprehensive overview of your state’s specific CPA requirements, including: education and residency requirements, licensure details, who to contact, and how much the exam costs.

150

Semester Units

2,000

Hours of Experience

$1,000

in Application Fees

No

Residency or Citizenship
Requirements

90%

on Mandatory State Ethics Exam

No

Participates​ in International
Exam Program

Getting your Idaho CPA

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CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 30 or more semester hours in business administration subjects, of which at least 20 or more semester hours shall be in the study of accounting


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 18

Additional Requirements:Must be a current or past resident, or plan to immediately reside in the state of Idaho

State License Requirements

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor’s Degree)

Participates in International Exam Program: No

Experience Requirements: 1 year (2,000 hours) of relevant work experience that must be completed within a 1-3 year period

Ethics Exam: Must pass the AICPA Ethics Exam with at least a 90%

State Board Contacts

Idaho State Board of Accountancy
1109 Main, Suite 470
Boise, ID 83702

Email: sgentry@isba.idaho.gov
Phone: 208-334-3584
Fax: 208-334-2615

CPA Fees

Initial Application Fees $100
AUD $224.99
BEC $224.99
FAR $224.99
REG $224.99
Total $999.96

   *$50 re-examination application fee

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