I need to be licensed by the Commission to offer training in
Generally speaking, if the
training you offer meets the following criteria, you have to
first obtain licensure from the Commission:
- You train adults who
are not your bona fide employees
- You charge a fee or
collect any monies related to the training, books or
- No other state or
federal agency regulates you as a school
- Your training leads
towards employment, educational credentials, college
credits, or preparation for initial licensing in a
profession or vocation.
can I find out if I need to get licensed or if I am exempt?
Obtain the Licensure
Evaluation Form, complete it and return it to the
Commission for evaluation. Attaching any additional
information that will help describe your training program will
assist us in the evaluation.
is the licensure process?
- Applicant obtains,
completes and submits the appropriate application and all
- Staff reviews the
application and notifies applicants of any deficiencies
- Application is placed
on the agenda for the next scheduled meeting
- Applicant meets the
Commission and answers any questions they may have
- Short term
provisional license is issued once all contingencies are
- Provisional review is
conducted prior to expiration of the provisional license
- Recommendation made
to the Commission concerning full term licensure
there any deadlines?
must be submitted (delivered to the Commission) at least 60 days
prior to the next scheduled Commission meeting.
Applications received later will be delayed to a subsequent
meeting. We process applications in the order received
which can impact the time you have to address any
Click to view the most current
of meetings and deadlines.
often does the Commission meet?
Four times a year,
usually the first Wednesday of February, May, August and
November. Click to view the most current calendar
of meetings and deadlines.
long will the process take?
If the application is
submitted by the deadline for the next scheduled meeting
and it is complete, you could receive a licensure to operate
if the Commission approves it at the meeting.
application requires information on my facility, instructors
and staff, and evidence of a surety bond. Do I have to
obtain those items in order to have my application heard by
No. You can submit
an application without including facility information,
evidence of a surety bond, or hiring staff and instructors.
These are considered allowable contingencies and the
Commission can approve your application without them.
I obtain Commission approval with contingencies, can I start
No. You have six
months to clear all contingencies or the Commission approval
is automatically withdrawn and you must reapply. Once
all contingencies are cleared, you will be issued your
provisional license and you cannot operate, including
advertising or soliciting students, until the license is
are an existing school in another state and would like to
solicit students in Nevada. Is there a process for that?
Yes. If the school
is accredited, you can apply to authorization to employ
agents. Your representative in Nevada must then apply
for an agent's permit and renew it annually.