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Firm Registration

Every business entity planning to do business in the State of Nevada, must obtain a Nevada State Business License.

If you have not yet obtained a Nevada State Business License, please go to Nevada’s business portal, Silverflume. Also, please see Business Name Authorization below.

Before a business entity can offer or provide engineering or land surveying services in Nevada, it must register with the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The business entity must employ a Nevada licensed professional before submitting a Firm Registration form. The annual fee for Firm Registration is $50.00. A Natural Person (example: someone doing business as John Doe, PE), who is licensed by the Nevada board, is not required to register with the board before providing services. To register a firm, please email the completed form (see link below) to board@boe.state.nv.us. After we receive the completed Firm Registration form, we will send you an email acknowledgement with an assigned Nevada board Company ID # and a link to submit registration payment online. Click here for the Firm Registration form.

After making your registration payment online, a Certificate of Registration will be automatically emailed to the contact person listed on the form. A firm’s Certificate of Registration is valid for one year and requires annual renewal.

Annual Renewal of Firm Registration

Business Name Authorization

“Engineer” is a protected term in Nevada. If your company name includes engineer or any derivative of engineer, you need to submit a Business Name Request to the Nevada Board to receive authorization to use “engineer” in your business entity name. To submit a Business Name Request, click the link below, complete the form, and submit via email to board@boe.state.nv.us for consideration. On approval, an authorization letter will be emailed to the contact person listed on the form. You will need to submit the authorization letter to the Nevada Secretary of State’s office when applying for a Nevada State Business License.  

Business Name Request

Click here for the Business Name Request form


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