First-time (and transfer) applicants must meet each of the following:
• 1. A conferred bachelors degree from a recognized university or college that is accredited; AND
• 2. Either within the bachelors degree or earned outside the bachelors from a recognized university or college that is accredited, a candidate must have a minimum of 120 credit hours; AND
• 3. A minimum of twenty four (24) semester hours in business of which 12 must be in accounting earned either within the bachelor’s degree or earned outside the bachelors degree from a recognized university or college that is accredited.
Applicants who have completed the educational requirements at the time of application must:
u submit to CPA Examination Services relevant official transcript(s) from each institution at which original credit toward the educational requirement has been earned. The award of the baccalaureate degree must be reflected on the transcript(s) submitted. The transcript must be from the registrars office with the registrars official seal, it may come from the candidate but must be an original with the original seal. Meet the education requirements and be able to provide.
Applicants who completed educational requirements at institutions outside the U.S. at the time of application must:
Have their educational credentials evaluated by any member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Submit to CPA Examination Services the original evaluation. The evaluation of a foreign transcript must be a course by course comparison to New Hampshire requirements. Photocopies are not accepted.
A pre-evaluation will identify academic deficiencies in a candidate’s education prior to submitting the New Hampshire First-time Application for the Uniform CPA Examination. Pre-evaluations are advisory in nature and are not a final determination of eligibility.
Pre-evaluation application: $50.
1) Official transcript(s) from each institution at which original credit towards the educational requirement was earned.
2) Foreign Evaluation, if applicable.
All candidates are required to pay both an application fee and an examination fee upon submission of the first time application.
After eligibility to take the examination is determined, NASBA will issue a Notice to Schedule (NTS) to applicants. NTS is sent via the method of notification selected by the applicant. The NTS is valid for one testing event or six (6) months whichever is first exhausted for each examination section.
Upon receipt of the NTS, applicants are required to contact Prometric, Inc. (Prometric) to schedule the examination. See the
Candidate Bulletin for complete instruction on how to schedule the examination. For a list of test centers, visit Prometric’s web site at www.prometric.com. The New Hampshire Board of Accountancy and CPA Examination Services do not control space availability or location of the test centers.
Application fee (non-refundable): $ 220.00
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $ 230.55
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) $ 180.95
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) $ 218.15
Regulation (REG) $ 193.35
Registration Fee: 4 exam sections - $185.00 3 exam sections (any combination) - $170.00
2 exam sections (any combination) - $155.00 1 exam section - $140.00
Applicants who have completed educational requirements at institutions outside the U.S. must have their credentials evaluated by any member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services, Inc.
The NTS is valid for one testing event or six (6) months whichever is first exhausted for each examination section.