To become a Kentucky CPA, one must satisfy the education requirements, pass the Uniform CPA Examination, and obtain the experience required. Several application avenues exist. To determine which process applies to you, read the following questions and view the links.
- Did you pass the Uniform CPA Examination as a Kentucky Candidate? If yes, review the The Experience Requirement.
- Did you pass the Uniform CPA Examination as a candidate of another state, have never been licensed in another state, and wish to be licensed here? If yes, review the eligibility requirements under Computer-based Exam and The Experience Requirement.
- Are you an actively licensed CPA in another jurisdiction and wish to open a public accounting office in Kentucky? If yes, review the Reciprocal Licensing.
- Are you an actively licensed CPA in another jurisdiction, want to provide public accounting services to Kentucky based clients, but not open an office in the state? If yes, review Licensing For Out-of-State CPAs.