Nevada architects, registered interior designers, and residential designers may form business organizations with persons who are not design professionals, as well as with persons not registered in the state. These businesses can be formed if at least two-thirds of the ownership is held by Nevada registrants licensed pursuant to NRS 623, NRS 623a (landscape architects) or NRS 625 (professional engineers). Businesses engaging in the practice of architecture, registered interior design, or residential design, that are not wholly owned by Nevada registrants, must register with the board.
All business entities using corporate or fictitious names, and providing architectural, registered interior design, or residential design services in Nevada, must have their firm names approved by NSBAIDRD. Businesses requesting firm registration are automatically requesting firm name approval and do not need to submit any additional paperwork.
Businesses not owned by persons registered under NRS 623 are not required to register their firms with NSBAIDRD. Registrants and licensees from other design professional boards should contact their respective board for any firm registration requirements.
Additionally, all firms must comply with Nevada business laws. For information on setting up your business in the state, please contact the Nevada Secretary of State at (775) 684-5708.
|Processing Fee for Firm Name Registration
|Processing Fee for Firm Name Approval
|Certificate of Registration (firm name registration only)