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Below you will find the basic prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Nebraska CPA requirements. There may be additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience. For help with further requirements, we offer FREE U.S. CPA Exam Eligibility Assessments to anyone purchasing or already purchased a 4-part Wiley CPAexcel Review Course. We will provide you continued support throughout the application process at no additional charge.

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in June 2020.

CPA Exam Requirements in Nebraska


Baccalaureate degree is required
150 total semester hours
30 semester hours of accounting
30 semester hours of business
Specifics for required courses and semester hours. See full education requirements on the Nebraska Board of Accountancy website.

View Other Nebraska Education Requirements.


US citizenship is not required.
Nebraska residency is not required.


NO Age Requirements.

Exam Fees:

Initial Application Fee:$165.00

*Registration fee for re-examination depends on the number of parts you are retaking. Fees are always subject to change.

Contact Information:

Nebraska State Board of Public Accountancy
Email: dan.sweetwood@nebraska.gov
Phone: 402-471-3595
P.O. Box 94725
Lincoln, NE 68509-4725
140 N. 8th Street, Ste 290
Lincoln, NE 68508

CPA License Requirements in NE


Continuing education is required.

Work Experience

Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number required.

Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Nebraska residency is not required.


Getting your CPA license in Nebraska can mean that additional requirements must be met. Since fees, requirements, and rules may change on a frequent basis, we highly recommend contacting the Nebraska State Board of Accountancy for complete licensing information.

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