Business Services

Washoe County Clerk COVID-19 Operation Status

EFFECTIVE May 1, 2020 

Marriage licenses will be available to Washoe County Residents Only by advanced appointment beginning Monday, May 4th.

Appointments now available through May 30th.

Proof of residency AND government issued photo identification are required.


As a result of Governor Sisolak's Declaration of Emergency on March 20, 2020, all other in-person services and transactions have been suspended.

You may search our website for documents and records. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please send us an email with details of your request to We will respond as timely as possible.

We encourage you to visit the Washoe County Health District coronavirus webpage for live updates and information on how to protect yourself from viral illness.

We're here to serve you!
Manager: Cathy Smith
Phone:  775-784-7287
The Washoe County Clerk is responsible for Fictitious Firm Name filings, issuance of oaths to Notary Publics and the filing of Notary bonds.
The Washoe County Clerk's Office does not issue Business Licenses. For Business License information, please visit this page. Our office locations and hours are listed below.
Reno Office
1001 E 9th Street, Building A, First Floor, Reno

8 AM to Midnight
7 days a week

Access to the Reno office after 5:30pm Monday through Friday AND all-day on weekends and holidays is limited to the 9th Street entrance to Building A. Street parking is available.

(775) 784-7260

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