Experience Requirements to Become a CPA in New Jersey

In order to apply for a CPA license in New Jersey, you must pass the CPA Exam and provide satisfactory evidence of:

  • One year of experience in the practice of public accounting or its equivalent, under the direction of a licensee; and
  • The experience includes evidence of intensive and diversified experience in auditing or accounting as determined by regulation of the board.

Candidates for certification must produce Statements of Experience for ALL employment following acquisition of a baccalaureate degree. Failure to comply with this requirement will delay consideration of your application.