Nevada Articles of Incorporation

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Nevada articles of incorporation are filed to create a corporation.

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Preparing and filing your articles of incorporation is the first step in starting your business corporation. (If you are starting a nonprofit corporation, click here.) Approval of this document secures your corporate name and creates the legal entity of the corporation. Only after this approval can the corporation apply for tax IDs, obtain business licenses, sign contracts, and otherwise conduct business.


Incorporating provides many important benefits:

  • Limits the liability of directors, officers, and shareholders
  • Fulfills statutory requirements to register your business name
  • Provides governance and adds credibility

Fast Facts

We will prepare and file your articles of incorporation as follows:

Agency:Nevada Secretary of State
Agency Fee:

$75 for $75,000 authorized shares or less + $125 initial list of officers fee. Optional $125 expedite fee.


NRS c78

  • You must also file a Certificate of Acceptance of Appointment by Registered Agent which your registered agent must sign.
  • Consider optional provisions.
  • An initial list of officers must also be included with the application.

Why use our Articles of Incorporation service?

We're specialists in incorporation and compliance. We focus solely on corporate compliance, and the state-specific expertise to provide you best-in-industry service at a competitive rate.

A compliance specialists will work with you 1-on-1 to prepare and file your articles of incorporation. You can also rely on your specialist for other services to help you set up and maintain a compliant corporation.

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Other Helpful Nevada Facts

As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to Nevada. Your specialist will help you tailor articles of incorporation to your state.

Nevada Directors

  • Number: One or more required.
  • Qualifications: Natural person 18 years of age or older.
  • Quorum: Majority of directors, unless bylaws or articles of incorporation fixes a different number.

Nevada Officers

  • President, secretary, treasurer required.

Nevada Bylaws

  • Required: No.

Nevada Annual Shareholder Meeting

  • Required: No.
  • Action by written consent: Allowed if by a majority of shareholders entitled to vote on the action.

Nevada Shareholders

  • Qualifications: N/A
  • Stock Certificate: Optional, but shareholder must receive a writing with the same information.
  • Voting Trusts Allowed: Yes.

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