California CPA Licensure Requirements

1. Pass the CPA Exam 
2. Education Requirement - 150 Semester (225 Quarter) Hours 
3. Experience Requirement - One year of general experience, which may include 500+ attest hours for those who want to sign attest reports.

California Board of Accountancy

CPA Exam Application and Licensing Application

http://www.dca.ca.gov/cba/

CPA Licensure Educational Requirements Beginning January 1, 2014

http://www.dca.ca.gov/cba/applicants/tip_sheet.pdf

CPA Licensure Educational Requirements Beginning January 1, 2017

http://www.dca.ca.gov/cba/applicants/tip_sheet2017.pdf