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State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 4/27/2023


Age Requirement No
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
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, 18 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


750 Sandhill Road

Suite 120

Reno, NV



State Board

Nevada State Board of Accountancy


1325 Airmotive Way

Suite 220

Reno, NV


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