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Required REGULATED BUSINESS Application Forms


Regulated business licenses are licenses that require investigation pursuant to law found in Titles 6 and 7 of the Clark County Code. These businesses may require an in-depth investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for determination of the owner's suitability to hold such a license.
 

Regulated Categories and Documents Requiring Personal History Information

Print out and complete a regulated application packet and corresponding regulated license requirements based on the business activities listed: 

Auctioneer/Permit                                                Professional Promoter

Locksmith (Mobile Service Only)                           Psychic Arts, Astrologer, Spiritualist, Seer and Science Practitioners 

Mobile Food Vendor **                                        Secondhand Dealer Class II (Charitable

Modeling Agency                                                 Secondhand Dealer Class IV (Charitable-Used Motor Vehicles) 
                        

Regulated Packet ​The Regulated Packet consists of a Regulated Checklist, Clark County Business License Application Form and a Temporary License Request Form

This license requires the applicant to submit a Regulated Packet and is subject to the provisions of Clark County Code Chapters 6.28 and 7.16
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The licensing process will include a criminal background investigation conducted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department of all owners with 10% or more ownership interest in the business and a financial suitability investigation conducted by the Department of Business License. Prior to the completion of the financial suitability investigation, the Department may issue a temporary license to allow the business to operate pending completion of the criminal background investigation(s). For additional information, please call the Department of Business License Regulated Help Line at (702) 455-0174.
Personal History FormPlease provide one completed original LVMPD Personal History Form for each owner.
Authorization to Release Information​TWO (2) original signed and notarized Authorization to Release Information forms are required for each owner.


Once all the requirements have been completed,  please schedule an appointment with a business license technician by visiting our Appointment Services page or by calling (702) 455-0174 for application submission.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.                                                   
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Regulated Categories and Documents Requiring Personal History and Financial Information:

Print out and complete a regulated application packet and corresponding regulated license requirements based on the business activities listed: 

Alarm System                                               ​                   Secondhand Dealer Class I (Salvage - No Operable Vehicles)

Carnival/Circus/Traveling Show/Tent Show                         Secondhand Dealer Class II (Misc. -  No Vehicles)

Concert/Rock Promoter                                                    Secondhand Dealer Class III (Specialty Shop) 

Locksmith Service (Non-Mobile Locksmith Establishment)   Secondhand Dealer Class IV (Used Motor Vehicles)  **    

Massage Business Non-Resort **                                     Solicitor

Massage Business Resort  **                           

Regulated Packet with BSQ

​The Regulated Packet with BSQ consists of a Regulated Checklist, Clark County Business License Application Form and a Temporary License Request Form.

This license requires the applicant to submit a Regulated Packet and is subject to the provisions of Clark County Code Chapters 6.28 and 7.16.

The licensing process will include a criminal background investigation conducted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department of all owners with 10% or more ownership interest in the business and a financial suitability investigation conducted by the Department of Business License. Prior to the completion of the financial suitability investigation, the Department may issue a temporary license to allow the business to operate pending completion of the criminal background investigation(s). For additional information, please call the Department of Business License Regulated Help Line at (702) 455-0174.

Personal History FormPlease provide one completed original LVMPD Personal History Form for each owner.
Business Supplemental Questionnaire​Provide one completed original Business Supplemental Questionnaire.
Authorization to Release Information​TWO (2) original signed and notarized Authorization to Release Information forms are required for each owner.


Once all the requirements have been completed,  please schedule an appointment with a business license technician by visiting our Appointment Services page or by calling (702) 455-0174 for application submission.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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​** Checklists for License Categories  with Additional Requirements
These license categories require supplementary documents in addition to the Regulated Packet.  Click on links below:
Massage and ReflexologyClick here for the massage and reflexology checklist.
​Mobile Food Vendor Read a checklist that includes additional requirements for mobile food vendors.
Used Car Dealer - Secondhand Dealer Class IV​Use this checklist for businesses which operate used motor vehicle lots containing only motor vehicles capable of being moved under their own power.


Helpful Tools:

Regulated License Summary Sheet - For your reference, you can find the most common regulated license activities by NAICS codes using this Regulated License Summary Sheet.

List of License Categories and Fees - Find the type of license and corresponding application and license fees for your business.                                                                                                                               BACK TO TOP

Required Forms for Specific REGULATED Business Activities
Application for Auction PermitInstructions and application for an auction permit are found here.

Application Permit for Rock Musical Concert

 

 

Supplement to Application for Rock Concert Promoter Addendum

 This application permit is required for each concert staged within an unincorporated area of Clark County.

 

A completed Supplement to Application for Rock Concert Promoter Addendum is required per Clark County Code Section 6.65.040.     

​Professional Promoter's Packet​See required forms for professional promoters to promote nightclubs, in addition to the application.


For massage and reflexology forms, visit the Massage and Reflexology page.                   BACK TO TOP

Other BUSINESS LICENSE Forms
Change Forms Packet​Use this packet for changes in business name, location and ownership.
Complaint Form​This form contains all the information we need to investigate a complaint.
Fictitious Firm Name​Read about the County Clerk requirements if you plan to officially "name" your business.  This form needs to be filed prior to applying for a Business License.
Out of Business​Complete this form to notify Clark County Business License that your business is no longer operating.
Regulated License Summary
Request for Duplicate License FormComplete this form to ​obtain a duplicate license.  License reprint fee is $5.00
Public Records Request Form​Request for Public Records can be obtained by completing this form.
Request for Refund Form​Request for monies to be refunded can be accomplished by completing this form.
Request to Surrender Business License Form​Complete this form to surrender of your regulated business license.


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Last modified at 7/23/2020 11:30 by Alma Clemente