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New York CPA Requirements

The New York requirements for CPA exam run the gamut from educational to financial restrictions. So before you get too far along with your New York CPA review materials and look ahead to your upcoming New York CPA exam, double-check the New York CPA requirements and make sure you fulfill them all. That way there are no unexpected surprises when it comes time to sit the exam.

Education Requirements
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree
Unit Requirements: 120 semester hours in the following areas – 24 semester hours in accounting, 21 semester hours in business and accounting. Additional Requirements: A course covering each of the following: Financial accounting, Cost or management accounting, Taxation, Audit and attestation.

Residency Requirements
Citizenship: NO US citizenship is required.
Minimum Age: No minimum age.

New York State Board Contacts
New York State Public Accountancy
89 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817
Fax: (518) 486-2966

New York CPA Exam Fees
Initial Application Fee per Section: $126

Examination Fees
AUD - $195.35
FAR - $195.35
BEC - $176.25
REG - $176.25

Registration Fees
4 examination sections - $101.00
3 examination sections - $86.00
2 examination sections - $71.00
1 examination section - $56.00

CPA Exam Resources
CPA Examination Review Materials
New York State Society of CPAs
New York CPA Application Forms
NASBA – New York
CPA Requirements in Other States