National Registry of CPE Sponsors

National Registry of CPE Sponsors


CPE Requirements


Date of Last Revision:    1/3/2024

License Renewal Date
12/31 annually

CPE Reporting Period
1/1 to 12/31 annually

General Requirement
40 hours per calendar year

Ethics Requirement
2 hours every year

Other Subject Area Requirements
8 hours in Accounting and Auditing in each year in which the practitioner participated in any audit, review, full disclosure compilation or attestation.

Credit Limitations

  • Technical Reviewer: The Board will allow this type of CPE to be claimed with the understanding that it is time spent reviewing CPE program materials.

Credit Calculation

  • Instruction: Credit is equal to presentation plus preparation. Preparation is limited to two times presentation. Repeat instruction within twelve months is only accepted if material is substantially changed and approved by the board.
  • Partial Credit: Credit for continuing education may be earned in increments of less than one credit.
  • University/College: One semester hour equals 15 CPE hours; One quarter hour equals 10 CPE hours; Non Credit Courses - each classroom hour will equal one qualifying hour.

Other State Policies

  • Exemption: If an applicant for the renewal of a permit to engage in the practice of public accounting is permitted, certified or licensed to engage in the practice of public accounting in another state and resides in that state, the applicant must demonstrate compliance with the continuing education requirements of that state. If the state in which the applicant resides does not have continuing education requirements, the applicant must comply with the requirements of Nevada.
  • Nevada accepts CPE credits for programs offered by National Registry sponsors.


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