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Agencies & Services


State of Nevada County of Washoe     City of Sparks
4600 Kietzke Lane
Building L #235
Reno, Nevada 89502
Re-sale tax number required for sales of tangible products.

Department of Education

1820 E Sahara Ave, Ste 111
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104

700 E 5th Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Approval to operate schools above 12th grade, vocational schools, work-shops, seminars, private tutors, private schools.

State Contractors Board

9670 Gateway Drive, Ste 100
Reno, Nevada 89502
Regulations for contractors and subcontractors.

Dept of Motor Vehicles
305 Galetti Way
Sparks, Nevada 89431
Vehicle and Auto Dealer Licenses and Regulations

Transportation Svc Authority
1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 216 
Reno, Nevada 89502
Regulation of transportation for property or passengers within state of Nevada.

Labor Commission
675 Fairview Dr., Ste 226
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Regulation of employment agencies, promoters, booking agents, etc.

Board of Cosmetology
4600 Kietzke Lane I-200
Reno, Nevada 89502
Regulation of cosmetologists, aestheticians, electrologists, manicurists and hair designers.

Secretary of State
Capitol Complex
202 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4786
Nevada Business License, Regulation of Corporations, Limited Partnerships, Trademarks, Secured Trademarks, Secured Transactions (UCC), Elections and Notaries.

In addition, this office:
(1) Regulates the offer and sale of securities (stocks, bonds, promissory notes) in the State of Nevada;
(2) Licenses broker-dealers and agents who sell securities in the State of Nevada;
(3) Licenses investment advisers;
(4) Regulates certain commodities transactions.

Financial Institutions Division
1830 College Parkway, Ste 100

Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-2970
Fax:  775-684-2977

Licenses financial lending companies, e.g. credit unions, money order companies, escrow firms, thrift and loan companies and licensed debt counselors.

Washoe County Business License Office

1001 East Ninth Street
Reno, Nevada 89512

Washoe County Clerk
1001 East Ninth Street, Bldg A
Reno, Nevada 89512

To file fictitious names. Every person, firm, per NRS Chapter 602.010.

Washoe County Assessor
1001 East 9th Street
Reno, Nevada 89512
Real Property Assessor (Assessor's Parcel # for addresses)

Washoe County District Health Department
1001 East 9th Street
Reno, Nevada 89512
To obtain applications, health regulations, and permits.

Washoe County Recorder
1001 East Ninth Street
Reno, Nevada 89512
For general partnership registration.

Small Claims Division
1 South Sierra Street
Civil Department
Reno, Nevada 89501
For filing small claims actions.

Social Services
1001 East 9th Street
Reno, Nevada 89512
Child Care Licensing

The Chamber

449 S. Virginia St., 2nd Floor

Reno, Nevada 89501


Better Business Bureau
991 Bible Way
Reno, Nevada 89502

Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living
999 Pyramid Way
Sparks, Nevada 89431
Provide technical assistance (site review) for compliance of ADA regulations.

Your source for Hispanic business information and resources in Nevada.

Nevada Small Business Development Center
College of Business, Room 411
University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, Nevada 89557


The Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide resource for business assistance, providing a unique array of services, expertise and training in all areas including starting, growth, and development of a business.

Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship

College of Business, Room 402
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada 89557
The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship is a bridge between the University of Nevada, Reno and the entrepreneurial community.

Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)
5190 Neil Road, Suite 110
Reno, Nevada 89502

775-829-3700 | 800-256-9761


City of Sparks Business License Office

431 Prater Way
Sparks, Nevada  89431

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