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Incorporating a Corporation in Nevada

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation, as required by the state law, and will help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Name of Nevada's corporations should not be confused with name of any existing entity. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Nevada's standards.

Permitted designations: corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:
  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.
Restricted designations: The use of the following words in corporation's name will require approval by the state:
  • Accountancy
  • Accountant
  • Accounting
  • Adjuster
  • Annuity
  • Architect
  • Architectural
  • Architecture
  • Auditing
  • Auditor
  • BanCard
  • BanCor
  • Banc
  • Banco
  • Bancorp
  • Bank
  • Banker
  • Banking
  • Banque
  • CPA
  • Casualty
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • College
  • Common Interest Community
  • Community Association
  • Credit Union
  • Engineer
  • Engineered
  • Engineering
  • Financial
  • Guaranty
  • HOA
  • Homeowners Association
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance
  • Interbanking
  • Liability
  • Licensed Architect
  • Licensed Engineer
  • Licensed Residential Designer
  • Life and Accident
  • Loan
  • Master Association
  • Mortgage
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Professional Engineer
  • Realtor
  • Registered Architect
  • Registered Interior Design
  • Registered Interior Designer
  • Registered Residential Designer
  • Reinsurance
  • Residential Design
  • Residential Designer
  • Risk Retention Group
  • Savings and Loan
  • Surety
  • Thrift
  • Trust
  • Trustee
  • Underwriter
  • Underwriting
  • Unit Owners Association
  • University

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State.

Turnaround time: About 30-40 business days. 24 hour expedited filings are available for an additional fee.

Follow-up filings: Required. Initial List of Officers and Directors and Business License form are due by the last day of the first month of incorporation.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: Minumum one director is required, as well as a president, secretary and treasurer, which can be the same person.

Director qualifications: Directors must be at least 18 years old.

Appearance in articles: Director names and addresses are required to be listed in the Articles of Incorporation.

Registered Agent:

Local registered agent is required.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Annual List of Officers, Directors and Registered Agent and Business License Application has to be files on or before the last day of the month that marks the anniversary of incorporation.

Signatures: Only company officers are authorized to sign annual reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.

Filing extensions: Not permitted.

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