Candidates

Preparing to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam or applying for CPA licensure? Here are resources designed to help you achieve your career goals, including webcasts, job board, discounts on exam review courses and more. What’s more—CPA candidates are eligible for one year of FREE membership in CalCPA

Here’s how we can help you:

Upcoming Candidate Events

These are FREE MEMBERS ONLY events sponsored by CalCPA. By registering you are confirming that you are either currently a CalCPA member or you are signing up for FREE student or candidate membership by way of this registration. If you do not wish to become a CalCPA student or candidate member, do NOT register for this event.

Sept. 1: How to Prepare for Meet the Firms

Oct. 14: How RPA Will Transform the Accounting Industry

Oct. 28: CalCPA Virtual Meet the Firms


Nov. 4: Careers in Forensic Accounting



California First Time CPA Licensure Guide

CalCPA has developed this brochure to inform candidates about the general format and administration of the Uniform CPA Exam. Certain information in the brochure is only applicable to exam candidates in California. Since state regulations vary, candidates are encouraged to apply to sit for the exam in the state in which they plan to practice. Anyone planning to take the Uniform CPA Exam should regularly review the information posted to the websites listed below for updates.


Information compiled from AICPA, California Board of Accountancy and
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.