Nevada Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Nevada.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in Nevada.

Nevada State Business License

Required:Not required
Agency:Nevada Secretary of State
Law:

NRS § 76.020.

Notes:

Nonprofits that are qualified 501(c) organizations are exempt from the business license requirement. Instead, exempt organizations should submit a notarized Declaration of Eligibility for State Business License Exemption.

Initial Registration

Form:

Initial/Annual List Application (Applications for most entity types are included with the list of officers filing.)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$500 for business corporations and $200 for all other entities.

Penalties:

The entity will be subject to additional penalties if the annual list and declaration form are not returned and in filing order by the due date of the annual list.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Initial/Annual List Application (Applications for most entity types are included with the list of officers filing.)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$500 for business corporations and $200 for all other entities.

Due:

File annually along with the annual list of officers. 

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