Florida CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Florida

Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Florida. 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.

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Getting your Florida CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours (180 quarter hours)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours of upper level accounting including coverage of taxation, auditing, cost/managerial, and financial
24 semester hours of upper level business courses, including 3 semester hours in business law


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not a Florida CPA exam requirement.

Minimum Age: There are no Florida CPA requirements dictating a minimum age limit.

Additional Requirements:There are no Florida CPA exam requirements to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state.