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General Examinations

General Exam Information

General Exams are offered twice a year in Las Vegas and Reno and once a year in Elko. The only difference between a General Exam and the Monthly Exam is the cost. The next General Exam in Las Vegas and Reno is tentatively scheduled for November 5, 2016.


If you are in need of additional testing options, please view the Monthly Examination section.

Please take the time to read the FAQ page for answers to your questions. We strongly recommend that all test takers read through the entire website before emailing.

Please contact the Department of Education, Reno (775) 687-9115 & Las Vegas: (702) 486-6458, to find out which exams you must take. You may also obtain provision information from the Teacher Licensure website. It is your responsibility to take the tests you need in order to remove the proper provisions from your license.  


Please send an email to for further information.
Exceptions may be made to the fee schedule based on appropriate documentation from a religious leader.

Disability Assistance

If you have a documented disability requesting special accommodation, or if you need a religious/ military exception, please contact Kimberly Cox at (775) 682-9076 or e-mail her at (e-mail is the best way for a fast response).

Study Guides

Study Guides can be found at either of the following bookstores:

  • University of Nevada - ASUN Bookstore
    87 West Stadium Way
    Reno, NV 89557
    (775) 784-6597
  • Rebel Books
    4650 S Maryland Pkwy
    Las Vegas, NV 89119
    (702) 891-0276


*Registration is now open for the April 30, 2016 Exam in Reno and Las Vegas and April 23, 2016 in Elko. For additional dates please refer to our Special Examination Section*

CityDateLocationTest TimeRegistration Link
Reno NOV. 5, 2016

University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)

William J. Raggio College of Education Building, #2030, 2nd floor

9:00 AM

Doors open at 8:15am and will close 8:45 AM


Las Vegas NOV.5 , 2016

Keller Middle School

301 N. Fogg Street (Stewart & Fogg), Las Vegas, NV 89110

Session 1 at 9:30 AM

Session 2 at 1:00 PM


Elko April 2017

Elko High School

987 College Avenue, Junior Building, Room J1, Elko, NV 89801


Doors will open at 8:15AM and will CLOSE at 8:45AM


Fee Schedule

Results are reported to Department of Education, as well as School Districts/Colleges if requested on the  scantron, within three weeks after the exam date.

  • 1 Exam = $30
  • 2 Exams = $45
  • 3 Exams = $60

There is a $15 fee if you mark in the test booklet.

Please take the time to read the FAQ page

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