Participating Entities


Thank you for your interest in applying to become a Participating Entity (vendor) with Nevada's Education Savings Account program. As we prepare to launch our application process we wanted all interested parties to know what documents they should have prepared prior to the launch of our application process. Participating Entities include: private schools, eligible institutions, tutors, tutoring agencies, and distance education providers. In order to complete your application, you will need the following items to complete the online application. You will be required to upload a scanned copy of pertaining documents.

    Private Schools

    • Employee Identification Number (EIN)
    • State School ID Number (for exempt private schools, a state ID is not required)
    • Business License
    • Nevada Private School License
    • Surety Bond (required if assumed more than 10 students will utilize the ESA program OR 2 years of audited financials*)

      Eligible Institutions**

      • Employee Identification Number (EIN)
      • Business License
      • Accreditation Documents
      • Surety Bond (required if assumed more than 10 students will utilize the ESA program OR 2 years of audited financials*)

        Tutors

        • Driver's License or State ID
        • Tax ID Number or SSN
        • Teaching License (for Fully Credentialed Tutors)
        • Bachelor’s Degree w/ Specific Field of Endorsement OR Transcript OR Teaching Certificate with endorsement in field of study (for Subject Specific Tutors)
        • Associate Degree OR Transcript displaying 16 credits in specific field of study OR Substitute Teaching License (for Paraprofessional Tutor)

          Tutoring Agencies

          • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
          • Business License
          • Accreditation Documents (If you don’t have any accreditation documents—please upload records for each tutor in your facility: either a teaching license, substitute teaching license, bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree or transcript)
          • Surety Bond (required if assumed more than 10 students will utilize the ESA program OR 2 years of audited financials*)

            Distance Education

            • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
            • Business License
            • Accreditation Documents
            • Surety Bond (required if assumed more than 10 students will utilize the ESA program OR 2 years of audited financials*)

              Should you have any questions about any of these requirements please feel free to email them to NevadaSchoolChoice@NevadaTreasurer.gov

                * Surety Bonds - Section 11 of SB 302, Chapter 332, states: “if a participating entity is reasonably expected to receive more than $50,000 in payments from during any school year; or if at the beginning of the school year receive 10 or more agreements authorizing the participating entity to receive money from an education saving account, they must: post a surety bond in an amount equal to the amount the entity receives from education savings accounts; or provide evidence that the entity has unencumbered assets sufficient to pay an amount equal to the amount that it receives from education savings accounts.”

                **Eligible Institution - A university, state college or community college within the Nevada System of Higher Education; or any other college or university that: a. Was originally established in, and is organized under the law of, this State; b. Is exempt from taxation pursuant to 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3); and c. Is accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.