Nevada LLC Formation
Limited Liability Companies in Nevada are formed by registering the appropriate
formation documents with the Nevada Secretary of State. Your LLC legally exists
at the time that the State files your formation documents (unless a later date is
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Steps to Forming a Nevada Limited Liability Company
In order to form an LLC in Nevada, you will need to draft and file Articles of Organization.
These Articles must include:
- The name of your LLC: Your name must be distinguishable from any other incorporated
entity’s name currently on file. If you name is the same or confusingly similar
to one already on file, the Secretary of State’s office will reject your filing.
It’s a good idea to do a business
name search before submitting your Articles for filing so that you can be
sure you are working with a name that is available.
- Registered Agent for Service of Process: The name and physical address of the person
appointed as Registered Agent will be listed, along with any mailing address, if
- Dissolution Date (optional): This is optional and only applies to those LLCs not
being formed with perpetual existence.
- Management: You must specify whether your LLC is to be managed by managers or by
- The names and street addresses of those managers or members listed in Article 4
should be provided.
- Signatures: The Articles of Organization should be signed both by the Registered
Agent listed in Article 2 and by the Organizer, whose name and address should also
You will receive a file stamped copy of the filed Articles, if you provide a copy
at the time of filing.
Additional Requirements for Forming an LLC in Nevada
In addition to the Articles, Nevada requires new LLCs to file an Initial List of
Managers or Members by the end of the next month after filing. Subsequent lists
of Managers of Members must be filed annually.
Nevada Startup Quicklinks
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