Your Nevada Business Name
In Nevada, whether your business name is for an incorporated entity or an unincorporated
entity, the name has to be available for use in your jurisdiction. Have Click and
Inc perform a name search for your chosen Nevada business name so that you can tell
right from the beginning if it’s in use.
But first, you should determine which type of entity you would like to form so that
you will know which jurisdiction you’ll need to search: county or state.
Nevada Business Name—County Level
Any type of Fictitious Firm Name in Nevada will be registered at the county level.
The business name will not be available for use statewide; your DBA, or Fictitious
Firm Name, can only be used in the county in which it was registered.
Below are the three types of Fictitious Firm Names in Nevada that are registered
at the county level:
The above entity types will not file with the Secretary of State; they will go directly
to their County Clerk’s office to register their business.
Nevada Business Name—State Level
Any incorporated entity will be registered at the state level, and the business
name will be available for use statewide. Additionally, no one else will be allowed
to incorporate with the same business name as you, regardless of the entity type.
Nevada Startup Quicklinks
For information on other types of businesses in Nevada, please explore the links