CPA Licensing Requirements in Indiana

For Candidates in Indiana who have Passed the Uniform CPA Exam

Experience Requirement

In order to hold a CPA license in the State of Indiana, applicants must complete a minimum of two years work experience. This work experience does not need to be directly under a licensed CPA, but a licensed CPA is require to sign off on the documents that verify the experience.

Additional Requirements

Applicants must submit a two-part Accountancy Application to the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.

There is no fee to apply, however there will be a fee when a candidate’s application is accepted and licensure is granted.

The licensing fee structure in Indiana is set up as follows:

  • Year one – $85
  • Year two – $60
  • Year three – $35

Continuing Professional Education Requirements

CPA licenses in Indiana must be renewed after three years. In order to be able to renew a license, a total of at least 120 CPE hours must be completed throughout the three-year period:

  • A minimum of 20 of these hours can be completed in one year
  • A minimum of 12 hours must be in auditing, accounting, or both
  • A minimum of four hours must be in ethics
  • A maximum of 60 of the total CPE hours may be earned via self study