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Oregon CPA Requirements

See what you need to become a CPA in Oregon. Download your FREE Oregon CPA Requirements Guide to learn everything you need to become a CPA in OR!

How to Become a CPA in Oregon

Curious how to become a CPA in Oregon? You’re in the right spot. Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Oregon. 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

$1,050

in Application Fees

No

Residency or Citizenship
Requirements

One

Mandatory State Ethics Exam

Yes

Participates​ in International
Exam Program

Getting your Oregon CPA

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CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units

Additional Requirements: 24 Semester hours in accounting, 24 semester hours in upper division business courses, including business management, marketing, and business law (300 level or above)


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: None

Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

State License Requirements

Social Security Requirement: Yes

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

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 1 year of work experience (2,000 hours) covering a minimum of 12 months (not consecutive) fulfilled before, during, or after passing the CPA Exam

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam

State Board Contacts

Oregon State Board of Accountancy
3218 Pringle Road, S.E. #110
Salem, OR 97302-6307

Email: david.r.hunter@state.or.us
Phone: 503-378-4181
Fax: 503-378-3575

CPA Fees

Initial Application Fees $150
AUD $224.99
BEC $224.99
FAR $224.99
REG $224.99
Total $1049.96

   *$50 re-examination application fee

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