New License Required Documents

Checklist of required documents for complete business license submission. Also downloadable, the checklist provides a fast and effective tool to gather all documents prior to submission. 
 Required Documents Checklist
Washoe County Business License Application
  • Complete Washoe County Business License application.
Copies of Documents and Certificates to Establish Business Name
  • Articles of Incorporation and List of Officers A copy of your Articles of Incorporation and a current list of officers is necessary if your business is incorporated through the State of Nevada.
  • Fictiticious Firm Name CertificateFictitious Firm Name (DBA) certificate is completed with the Washoe County Clerk and necessary if 1) using a business name other than your first and last name or 2) for corporations doing business under a name different from the corporation’s name.
State of Nevada Registration, Taxation and Employer Documents (
Home-Based Business Requirement

Please help, business License application and all forms MUST be complete for efficient submission and licensing.