CPA Exam Fees

All first-time applicants are required to pay both an application fee and an examination fee upon submission of the first-time application.

All re-examination candidates are required to pay both a registration fee and an examination fee at the time of registration.

Below are the fees as of January 2022:

Initial application fee: $ 180.00
Re-examination registration fee: $ 100.00

Examination fees:
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $ 226.15
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) $ 226.15
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) $ 226.15
Regulation (REG) $ 226.15


Candidates are able to apply for one or more section(s) of the examination at a time. However, candidates are advised to only apply for a section of the examination unless they are ready to take it within the next six months.

This information was compiled as a resource for CPA candidates, but please check with the Missouri State Board of Accountancy to obtain the latest candidate information or to confirm specific requirements.


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