Nevada CPA Requirements

Nevada CPA Requirements

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Nevada CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units

Additional Requirements: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours above the introductory level

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: None

Additional Requirements: It is necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

Social Security Requirement: 

Educational Requirement: 150 hours including Bachelor's Degree

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 2 years of public accounting experience in accounting or auditing, fiance, consulting with clients, 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 judgement

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam within the past 3 years that it was approved by the Board 

Nevada State Board of Accountancy
1325 Airmotive Way, Suite 220
Reno, NV 89502

Phone: 775-786-0231
Fax: 775-786-0234

Initial Application Fee $100
AUD $192.03
BEC $172.51
FAR $192.03
REG $172.51
Total $829.08

     *$50 re-examination application fee