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NE Exam Candidates

Candidates should complete the below items following successful completion of the CPA Exam as a Nebraska candidate.

  1. Application for CPA Certificate Issuance (by Exam)
  2. NBPA Ethics Exam
  3. AICPA Ethics Exam

Reciprocal Candidates with less than 4 years of experience

Reciprocal candidates must be the holder of a certificate as a certified public accountant in full force and effect in at least one state and should complete the following items.

  1. Reciprocal CPA Certificate Application
  2. Authorization for Interstate Exchange of Examination and Licensure Information – This should be completed by the Board where original licensure was obtained. Please check with that Board to see if there is a fee for them to complete this form.
  3. All transcripts need to be sent to the NE Board by the institutions – They may be emailed securely to kristen.vanwinkle@nebraska.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 94725, Lincoln, NE 68509.

Reciprocal Candidates with more than 4 years of experience

Reciprocal candidates must be the holder of a certificate as a certified public accountant in full force and effect in at least one state and should complete the following items.

  1. “4 in 10” Reciprocal CPA Certificate Application
  2. Authorization for Interstate Exchange of Examination and Licensure Information – This should be completed by the Board where original licensure was obtained. Please check with that Board to see if there is a fee for them to complete this form.
  3. Certificate of Public Accounting Experience Under PAA 1-124b Four in Ten