The State of Nevada requires that all businesses obtain a state business license. In addition, many counties and cities also require business licenses. Douglas County is the exception to this rule in Nevada, requiring only a fictional business name registration.
Information on the Douglas County requirements can be found here.
Download a fictitious business name certification packet.
To get started on establishing your business in Nevada, click to download the SilverFlume Business portal information from the Secretary of State at the bottom of this page.
Depending on whether you locate your business in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County, within the town limits of one of the Carson Valley’s Communities, or in one of the General Improvement Districts, you can find vital information at the sites below: