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Required Regulated Business License 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.

Required Regulated Categories and Documents Requiring Personal History Information

This license requires the applicant to submit a Regulated Packet and is subject to the provisions of Clark County Code Chapters 6 and 7.

The Regulated Packet consists of a Regulated Checklist, Clark County Business License Application Form and a Temporary License Request Form.   In addition to the regulated packet, a completed original  LVMPD Personal History Form  for each owner and  TWO (2) original signed and notarized Authorization to Release Information forms for each owner must be completed.

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

Auctioneer/Permit Mobile Food Vendor Professional Promoter Secondhand Dealer Class II (Charitable)
Locksmith (Mobile Service Only)    Modeling Agency   Psychic Arts, Astrologer, Spiritualist, Seer and Science Practitioners Secondhand Dealer Class IV (Charitable-Used Motor Vehicles)


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.

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  

Regulated Categories and Documents Requiring Personal History and Financial Information:

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 Regulated Packet with BSQ (Business License Questionnaire) consists of a  Regulated Checklist, Clark County Business License Application Form, a Temporary License Request Form and a completed original Business Supplemental Questionnaire.   In addition to the regulated packet, a completed original  LVMPD Personal History Form  for each owner and  TWO (2) original signed and notarized Authorization to Release Information forms for each owner must be submitted.

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

Alarm System     Locksmith Service (Non-Mobile Locksmith Establishment) Secondhand Dealer Class I (Salvage - No Operable Vehicles) Secondhand Dealer Class IV (Used Motor Vehicles)
Carnival/Circus/Traveling Show/Tent Show Massage Business Non-Resort Secondhand Dealer Class II (Misc. - No Vehicles) Solicitor
Concert/Rock Promoter       Massage Business Resort Secondhand Dealer Class III (Specialty Shop)  


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 .

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.   Please do not leave any fields blank. If the section is not applicable please indicate N/A. 

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Required Forms for Specific REGULATED Business Activities

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Other BUSINESS LICENSE Forms
You will be redirected to the Other Business License Forms page. This page includes, but is not limited to, the following: 

Change Form Packet
Complaint form 
Fictitious Firm Name 
Out of Business Form 
Request for Duplicate License Form
Public Records Request Form
Request for Refund Form
Request to Surrender Business License Form