Our FAQs give you answers to the most common questions about the CPA Exam and related topics. To find information about applications, accommodations, eligibility, Exam credit, fees, jurisdictions, licensing, and other general administration topics, we encourage you to visit NASBA’s CPA Central. For questions related to Exam scheduling and testing centers, you can visit the Prometric website. If you cannot find an answer to your question, contact the AICPA or NASBA directly.
The Exam is a 16-hour, four-section test that all jurisdictions require you to pass in order to qualify for a CPA license. It is designed to test the minimum knowledge and skills required of a CPA. The CPA Exam is owned by the AICPA, and administered in Prometric test centers by NASBA and the AICPA on behalf of the state boards of accountancy.