Skip to page body Home Information Center Election Center Business Center Licensing Center Securities Center Online Services

Sole Proprietor & General Partnerships

Starting a Nevada Business as a Sole Proprietor, General Partnership, or Other Entity Not Required to File Formation Documents Pursuant to Title 7 of NRS

Prior to starting a business in Nevada, a Sole Proprietor, General Partnership or other entity not required to file formation documents pursuant to Title 7 of NRS must obtain a State Business License or Notice of Exemption from the Secretary of State's office. Other state or local licenses may be required. This page contains forms necessary to obtain the State Business License or Notice of Exemption, if applicable, for only a Sole Proprietor, General Partnership, or other entity not required to file formation documents pursuant to Title 7 of NRS.

A Sole Proprietor or General Partnership is any natural person who performs a service or engages in a trade for profit. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Independent contractor who isn't on an employer's regular payroll

SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP 

Sole Proprietorships are not required to file formation documents with the Secretary of State's office. However, a Nevada State Business License or Notice of Exemption is required before conducting business in the state of Nevada.

For immediate service file online and avoid processing delays at no additional cost.

You may also complete a State Business License Registration or Notice of Exemption  form and mail, fax or drop at one of our offices.

 

GENERAL PARTNERSHIP 

General Partnerships are not required to file formation documents with the Secretary of State's office. However, a Nevada State Business License or Notice of Exemption is required before conducting business in the state of Nevada.

For immediate service file online and avoid processing delays at no additional cost

You may also complete a State Business License Registration or Notice of Exemption form and mail, fax or drop at one of our offices.

OTHER non-TITLE 7 (NT7) ENTITIES 

As with Sole Proprietors and General Partnerships, other non-Title 7 entities are not required to file formation documents with the Secretary of State's office. However, a Nevada State Business License or Notice of Exemption is required before conducting business in the state of Nevada.
Online filing is not available for "other" NT7 entities. Please complete a State Business License Registration or Notice of Exemption and mail, fax, or drop at one of our offices.

 

Subscribe to eNotification    •   Resources    •   Assistance



 

Last updated: 12/9/2013 12:17:01 PM