Step 1:
Type of Business
Step 2:
Business Description
Step 3:
Employees & Business Location
Step 4:
Fictitious Firm Names / DBAs
Step 5:
Tax Requirements
Step 6:
Calculate My Checklist

Please answer the following questions to be guided through the licensing requirements to conduct business in Nevada. Note: The Secretary of State's Office does not provide legal advice about setting up your business.

Real-Time Online Entity Formation: The first step to start your Nevada business is to choose the Entity Type, and click "Next" to proceed.



NRS Ch 86

NRS Ch 78, NRS Ch 78B

Paper Filings: The entity types below are not yet available online. Each link below directs you to the PDF form to print and submit a formation document for review.

Please note that once your entity is on file and available in the Nevada Business Search, you may add the business to your dashboard and complete your Initial List and other real-time registration steps available via SilverFlume.


Business Trusts


Limited Liability Companies (LLC)

Limited Parterships

Limited Liability Limited Partnership (LLLP)

Other Miscellaneous Entity Types