As provided in NRS 628.190 the Nevada Board of Accountancy is mandated to conduct an Investigation of Criminal History on all applicants for CPA Certification.
Fingerprint cards can be obtained from the Nevada State Board of Accountancy. Also, many law enforcement agencies will provide the cards. Only light blue civil applicant cards will be accepted.
Please complete TWO (2) fingerprint cards. All cards must be printed or typed in BLACK INK only. Do not bend cards where fingerprints are to be placed.
Make sure both fingerprint cards are complete with all personal information such as name, address, sex, height, weight, social security number etc. Incomplete cards will be returned which will delay the processing of your application.
Most law enforcement agencies will conduct the fingerprinting process. A fee will be charged per card. Some states outside Nevada allow businesses such as Kinko's or Mail Boxes Etc., to conduct the fingerprinting process. Please check your telephone directory or local police agency for further information.
You can choose to have electronic fingerprints submitted on your behalf at the following locations: