State Requirements


State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/17/2014


Age Requirement None
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: 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
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


Online CPA exam application


Criminal background check for all applicants.

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