Please note: this information is not intended to provide legal advice. Please seek professional or legal advice for any assistance you may require in forming your entity.
Be advised that effective August 6, 2011, Title 7 entities claiming a statutory exemption from the State Business License fee are required to attach a completed, notarized supplemental form to the initial or annual list: Declaration of Eligibility for State Business License Exemption . See questions and answers related to Exemptions from the State Business License.
Please select the type of business you are interested in forming to be directed to the appropriate resource page:
- Corporations - Profit, Nonprofit, Domestic (Nevada), Foreign (Non-Nevada), Close, Professional, and Cooperative Association
- Limited-Liability Company
- Limited Partnership, Limited-Liability Partnership, and Limited-Liability Limited Partnership
- Business Trust
- Sole Proprietor, General Partnership, or Other Entity Not Required to File Formation Documents Pursuant to Title 7 of NRS - Examples of a Sole Proprietor/General Partnership include: a freelance photographer or writer, entertainer or performer not on a regular payroll, craftsperson who takes jobs on a contract basis, salesperson who receives only commissions or an independent contractor who isn't on an employer's regular payroll.
Other services related to starting a business:
Business Search (check name availability - Note: Name availability can not be guaranteed until filing is approved.)
Name Reservation (Before reserving a name check the Restricted Word List)
Obtain a Nevada State Business License Only - note: the Business License form is also found under each entity type above