CPA Exam & Licensing FAQs

CPA Licensing FAQs

CPA Exam FAQs

  • How does PICPA membership help me with the CPA Exam?

  • What are the requirements to sit for the CPA Exam?

  • What are the requirements to get licensed if I graduate after Jan. 1, 2012?

  • What are the requirements to get licensed if I graduated before Dec. 31, 2011 and passed at least one part of the CPA Exam?

  • What are the requirements to get licensed if I graduated before Dec. 31, 2011 and did NOT pass any parts of the CPA Exam?

  • When can I apply for my CPA certificate and license?

  • Can I take the exam outside of Pennsylvania?

  • When can I take the exam?

  • When can I apply to sit for the CPA Exam?

  • How long do I have to pass all four parts?

  • What is a passing score?

  • Who distributes the exam scores?

  • How can a foreign transcript or degree be evaluated?

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PICPA-Sponsored Changes to CPA Law Pass State Legislature

PICPA’s proposed changes to the Pennsylvania CPA Statute cleared its final hurdle and was unanimously approved by the state House.
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