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Restricted Word List

Usage of certain words may be restricted for use in the name and/or purpose of an entity filed with the Secretary of State pursuant to Title 7 of the Nevada Revised Statutes. It is necessary to obtain approval from certain agencies before submitting documents to the Secretary of State for filing that contain those words, regardless if the word stands alone or if it is "part" of a word. Documents received containing these restricted words will be rejected if they do not have the requisite approval.

The Secretary of State has compiled the following Restricted Word List for your convenience.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS     702-486-4120

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions. Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 659.

BANK BANC BANQUE SAVINGS & LOAN
BANKER BANCARD BANQ THRIFT
BANKING BANCO BANCOR TRUSTEE
INTERBANKING BANCORP    
CREDIT UNION (NRS 678.880)
DEBT COLLECTION (NRS 676)
COLLECTION AGENCY (NRS 676)

DIVISION OF MORTGAGE LENDING     775-684-7060

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Commissioner of Mortgage Lending.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 645B & NRS Chapter 645E.  Please see # 11 in the Q & A portion of the Division of Mortgage Lending’s web site at www.MLD.nv.gov.

FINANCIAL MORTGAGE
MORTGAGE BANKING (Both Financial & Mortgage Lending Approval)  

INSURANCE DIVISION     775-687-0700

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Commissioner of Insurance.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 679.

ADJUSTER INDEMNITY REINSURANCE UNDERWRITER
ANNUITY INSURANCE RISK RETENTION GROUP UNDERWRITING
CASUALTY LIFE & ACCIDENT SURETY BAIL
BAIL BONDS FUGITIVE RECOVERY BAIL BONDSMAN/MEN BOUNTY HUNTER
"BALE"

STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS
775-688-1231

The following words may not be used in the name of any entity without prior approval of the State Board of Engineers.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045NRS Chapter 625.                            

ENGINEER PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
ENGINEERED LICENSED ENGINEER
ENGINEERING  

REAL ESTATE DIVISION     775-687-4280

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Real Estate Division.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 645.

REALTOR

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS     OMBUDSMAN 702-486-4480

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Ombudsman.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS 116.31158.

COMMON-INTEREST COMMUNITY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
HOA HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION
MASTER ASSOCIATION UNIT-OWNERS ASSOCIATION
PROPERTY OWNERS

STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY     775-786-0231

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the Nevada State Board of Accountancy.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 628.

ACCOUNTANT ACCOUNTANCY
ACCOUNTING AUDITOR
AUDITING CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNT
CPA  

SECONDARY EDUCATION     702-486-7330

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval. Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 394.

COLLEGE UNIVERSITY

STATE BOARD OF ARCHITECTURE     702-486-7300 or 775-688-2544

The following words may not be used in the name or purpose of any entity without prior approval of the State Board of Architecture.  Pursuant to NRS 78.045 & NRS Chapter 623.

ARCHITECT ARCHITECTURAL
ARCHITECTURE LICENSED ARCHITECT
REGISTERED ARCHITECT LICENSED RESIDENTIAL DESIGNER
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN RESIDENTIAL DESIGNER
REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGN REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNER
REGISTERED RESIDENTIAL DESIGNER  
Exception - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT or LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Last updated: 9/9/2014 1:55:15 PM