Illinois CPA Exam Fees

Illinois Board of Examiners Application Fees

Academic Credentials Evaluation Fees  (first-time candidates)

Domestic Credentials Evaluation $175.00
Foreign Credentials Only or Foreign and Domestic Credentials $250.00

The Academic Credentials Evaluation Fees are for the review of your educational transcripts to
verify you meet the educational requirements to sit for the exam.

 

CPA Examination Application Fees  (all candidates)

Application for taking all four exam sections $120.00
Application for taking three exam sections $108.00
Application for taking two exam sections $76.00
Application for taking one exam sections $40.00

The CPA Examination Application Fees cover the processing provided by the Illinois Board of Examiners to review and approve you to take the exam. If you submit an exam application to take three sections of the exam, the fee will be $108.00.

Examination Fees
Fees effective October 15, 2012,

The Illinois Board of Examiners forwards approval to test to The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). You will receive a payment coupon from NASBA for the cost of taking the exam. You will make payment to NASBA. NASBA coordinates the administration of the exam and updates the National Candidate Database with your information. The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) develops the exam content and grades the exam. Prometric  provides the testing centers at which the exam is taken. The examination fees are detailed below.

Test Section Auditing (4 hours) Financial Acctng. (4 hours) Regulation (3 hours) Business E&C (3 hours) Total (14 hours)
AICPA
Development & Grading
$90.00 $90.00 $90.00 $90.00 $360.00
Prometric
Computer delivery @$19.10/hr.
$76.40 $76.40 $57.30 $57.30 $267.40
Prometric
Digital Photo
$5.95 $5.95 $5.95 $5.95 $23.80
NASBA
Database & Reporting
$18.00 $18.00 $18.00 $18.00 $72.00
Totals $190.35 $190.35 $171.25 $171.25 $723.20

NASBA will charge a fee of $67.50 for a background check if you live in the U.S. and do not provide a social security number or tax identification number on your exam application.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  A FEE INCREASE OF $ .42/HR  FOR EXAM DELIVERY WILL BE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 19, 2013 BRINGING THE TOTAL COST OF ALL FOUR PARTS TO $729.08.

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