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Physician Assistant
Application Procedures/Requirements

Source: pdf icon 172 NAC 90.003

The following criteria must be met for a Physician Assistant to be licensed:

  1. Proof of graduation from an approved program;
  2. Certified proof of passing the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) offered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA);
  3. Proof of age (such as photocopy of driver’s license or birth certificate);
  4. Completed pdf icon application;
  5. A person who has not yet taken or passed the NCCPA exam may obtain a temporary license;
  6. The temporary license will expire one year from the date of issuance;
  7. A Criminal Background Check; click for information

Please see statutes for supervisor requirements.

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