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Business License
General and Home Based Business Licenses

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Common Questions about Business Licensing 
Business License Fees

Application and Instructions
Application Supplement for Home Business

Business License Change Form
Use this form for changes to:

* Mailing Address
* Business Location
* Officers or Licensee
* Business Name
* Entity
* Business Closed or Sold

Potential Locations for Adult Characterized Businesses
Explosives and Hazardous Substances
Fictitious Firm Names

Mail your completed application to:
Washoe County Business License
PO Box 11130
Reno, NV  89520


Apply in person at:
Washoe County Business License Counter
1001 E. Ninth Street, Building A, 2nd Floor
Reno, NV  89512
  2 blocks north of I-80, Wells Avenue exit
  1 block south of Livestock Events Center
  (Nevada State Fairgrounds) 

State Business License.  All Washoe County business license applicants need to register with the Nevada Secretary of State for the state business license.  Their applications are online at www.nvsilverflume.gov.  You may also register with them in person at their office located at 202 North Carson Street in Carson City.  Their phone number is 775.684.5708.

Entrepreneurial assistance is available from the Nevada Small Business Development Center.  To learn about the services they offer, visit their web site at www.nsbdc.org.


Washoe County Code (WCC):

Chapter 25 - Business Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Master Business License Fee Schedule 

Washoe County Business License Contact:

Business License
Phone:  775.328.3733 -- Fax: 775.328.6133
Email:  BusinessLicense@washoecounty.us
Community Services Department
Planning and Development Division