Chartered Accountant - State Exam

Admission Requisites

You can register for the Chartered Accountant State Exam if you have one of the following degrees:

  • New academic system degrees: LM-56, LM-77 (D.M. 270), 64/S, 84/S (D.M. 509/99) and an 18-month traineeship, provided that one year was completed after finishing a specialist or Masters degree;
  • Previous academic system degrees: Faculty of Economics degrees based on programmes regulated by DM 509/99 and a post-degree traineeship of no less than 18 months. Political Sciences and Law degrees and a post-degree traineeship of no less than 18 months begun by 31/12/2007.

Please Note: the 2022 first and second sessions of the State Exams will be delivered as a single online oral test. 


Exemption for the first written test is accepted for:

  • Candidates on Register of Accountants – Section B;
  • Candidates who have a degree with an agreement, as per Art. 43 of D. Lgs. (June 28) N. 139.

Candidates who wish to apply for the exemption must complete the exemption form for the first written test and submit it together with other documentation. The agreement will be applied as established for the given local Register. Candidates with a degree from previous academic systems are not eligible for the exemption (ante D.M. 509/99).

State Exam

The examination consists of three written tests and one oral test.
The written tests consist of
  1. a first test, covering the following subjects: general and applied accounting, company auditing, industrial and commercial techniques, banking techniques, professional techniques, company finance;
  2. a second test on the following subjects: private law, commercial law, bankruptcy law, tax law, labour and social security law, civil procedural law;
  3. a practical test, consisting of an exercise in the subjects envisaged for the first written test or the drafting of documents relating to tax litigation.
The oral test is aimed at assessing the candidate's knowledge not only of the subjects covered by the written tests, but also of the following subjects: IT, information systems, political economy, mathematics and statistics, legislation and professional ethics.


If you have never been enrolled at Sapienza University of Rome you must register on the Infostud portal, you will receive a matriculation number and password to access the system and register for the exam.
If you have graduated or enrolled in a study course at this university (including admission tests, masters, specialization, doctorate), you are already registered and therefore have a matriculation number and password. 

a) log in to Infostud with your StudentIDnumber and password (SPID for Italian citizens)
b) verify in your PROFILE that they are updated PERSONAL DATA - PHONE NUMBERS - UNIVERSITY TITLES. Make sure your email address is working correctly; it is the only official way to access the online exam.
c) return to home
d) enter in STATE EXAMS
e) Submit Application and follow the steps listed:
    1 PERSONAL DATA - the fields are already filled out
    2 SESSIONS SEARCH - enter the profession for which you want to take the qualifying exam
    3 DECLARATIONS OF TITLES - put the flag on the valid qualification to take the exam in the chosen profession. If you do not find your qualification among the options provided, send an e-mail to the Segreteria esami di Stato which will have the missing title inserted in the Infostud system. You will be able, after a few days, to complete the procedure. If you are a graduating student and the educational qualification is present, put the flag on graduating student;

4 INTERNSHIP DECLARATION - enter the data relating to the internship (for the professions that require it)
     5 DECLARATION OF ENABLEMENTS - enter, if you have one, a previous authorization from those valid for exemption from one or more tests or put the flag on "I do not declare the qualification"
     6 SUMMARY AND PRINTING QUESTION RECEIVED - forwards the application and prints the receipt
We advise you to use a computer and not a mobile device (smartphone, tablet etc.) in order to properly sign up.

After entering your registration in Infostud, please complete the procedure by filling in the online "Google form" application at the following link You must upload the required attachments according to your situation:

Registration on Infostud and the online Google application form must be completed between September 26, 2022 and October 19, 2022.

Applicants must keep the payment receipt and produce it if requested. 

  Please note:

• online registration only without the submission of payments requested by the scheduled dates does not constitute examination registration; therefore it will be the Office's responsibility to proceed with the removal of the non-completed entries;
• payment of the fees only without entering the online application does not constitute examination registration;

NB: All candidates are admitted to the examination with reserve: the Administration will subsequently exclude the candidates who, following verification, are not in possession of the qualifications required for admission or who have improperly declared to be in possession of a previous qualification which, according to the law, gives the right to the exemption of one or more exams. In the event that the candidate, during the course of registration, has entered false and misleading declarations, relevant for the purposes of admission to the examination or exemption of one or more exams, without prejudice to the penal sanctions referred to in the art. 76 of the D.P.R. 445/2000, will automatically expire automatically from the right to participate in the State Examination, and in the event that the tests have already been completed, the same will be canceled and the fees paid by the interested party will not be reimbursed.

Second session 2022

Date: beginning November 17, 2022



Prof. Antonio Renzi


Prof. Stefano Fontana, Dott. Marco Carbone, Dott.ssa Barbara Fasoli Braccini, Dott.ssa Cristina Rovazzani.

Administrative Secretary:  Mrs Daniela Chiapponi

Candidates with disabilities and additional time

Candidates with disabilities who need a carer, aid, assistance or extra time during the exam (as per law 104/92), must submit:

Title obtained abroad

Foreign academic titles have no legal value in Italy; therefore, if they are to be used in our country to access the State Exams, it is necessary to ask for their recognition (except for specific agreements between Italy and other States on the recognition of titles/qualifications). Please read the following guidelines and read For further information please mail

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