Instructions for filing Certificate of Business — Fictitious Firm Name
Douglas County does not require a Business License, however, in accordance with Chapter 602 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, every person doing business in this State under an assumed or fictitious name that is any way different from the legal name of each person who owns an interest in the business must file with the county clerk of each county in which the business is being conducted, a Certificate of Business: Fictitious Firm Name.
The certificate MUST be signed by an officer of the corporation or by each person interested in, or conducting or carrying on such business. Signatures must be acknowledged before a Notary Public.
A filing fee of $25.00 is required.
Our office is temporarily accepting credit card payments via mail and our drop box to help limit the spread of COVID-19. If you plan to use a credit card, please complete the mail or drop box card card authorization_form and return it with your completed paperwork.
If you should have any questions, please contact this office at 775-782-9014 or the Lake Tahoe office at 775-586-7226.
If you wish to file, renew, or cancel by mail, please print the respective form below, sign in front of a notary, and send it, along with the $25.00 filing fee to:
DOUGLAS COUNTY CLERK
PO BOX 218
Minden, NV 89423