Business License

Washoe County Business License will help guide customers through the process of starting or expanding a business within the unincorporated County.  To get started, please read about the license application process and get additional answers at Common Questions.  Information about the different types of business license may be found with the links below.  The City of Reno and the City of Sparks license separately.  If you plan to operate a new business or provide services in more than one location (City of Reno, City of Sparks, unincorporated Washoe County), please consider using the multi-jurisdictional license process.
ONE Regional Licensing and Permits Portal
ONE Regional Licensing and Permits Portal is your all-access on-line portal for business licensing and permit information.  The portal is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Learn how to use the regional portal and register for a customer account.
Licensing Questions
Do you need a license?

License Fees
Master Business License Fee Schedule
Business License Fees (all types)
Information about the Regional Technology Fee

On-line Links to Business License Types
General and Home Based Business Licenses
Liquor and Gaming Licenses
Temporary Events
Medical Marijuana Establishment Licenses
Washoe County Massage Businesses

Other Licensing Information 
Multi-Jurisdictional License Process
Recently Issued Licenses

Washoe County Business License Contact:

Mail your completed application to:
Washoe County Business License
1001 E. Ninth Street
Reno, NV  89512

Apply in person at:
Washoe County Business License Counter
1001 E. Ninth Street, Building A, 2nd Floor, West End
Reno, NV  89512
(Landmark:  Wells Avenue exit, one block north of Interstate 80, on the right)

Business License Phone:  775.328.3733
Fax:  775.328.6133

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.