State & Territory Requirements

 

Nevada

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: Yes
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours above the introductory level
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience requirements: 2 years of public accounting experience in accounting or auditing, finance, advising or consulting with clients on matters relating to management, preparation of tax returns or the furnishing of advice on matters relating to taxes; or 4 years experience in internal audit or governmental accounting and auditing considered to be substantially equivalent in the Board's judgment.
Ethics exam: Must pass an ethics exam within the past 3 years that was approved by the Board

Notes


Criminal background check for all applicants.

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state society

Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants

Sharon Uithoven

775-826-6800

750 Sandhill Road

Suite 120

Reno, NV

89521


Email:

uithoven@nevadacpa.org

 

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state board

Nevada State Board of Accountancy

775-786-0231

1325 Airmotive Way

Suite 220

Reno, NV

89502

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