State Requirements

Nevada

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 2/24/2020

Requirements

Age Requirement No
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement Yes
Social Security # 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: 120 Hour requirement (a 4 year degree with a major in accounting), or if the major is not accounting, 21 semester credits of accounting equivalency courses required (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience Requirements: 2 years of full-time employment performing any combination of approved tasks in a public accounting firm engaged in the practice of public accounting, or 4 years of full-time employment performing any combination of the approved tasks in a governmental or other industry position that is substantially equivalent to a position in the practice of public accounting. (Approved Tasks is listed at the Boards website)
Ethics Exam: Must pass an ethics exam within the past 3 years that was approved by the Board
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

State Board

Nevada State Board of Accountancy


775-786-0231

1325 Airmotive Way

Suite 220

Reno, NV

89502


Online CPA exam application

Notes


Criminal background check for all applicants.

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