Apply For A Business License

The following is provided to assist you in obtaining a business license in the Town of Pahrump.

Who is required to get a Business License?

Anyone who completes a service, sells something, or accepts money for a group (churches, non-profits, etc.) are required to have a business license.

Where Can I get a Business License Application?

You can download a Pahrump Business License at the bottom of this page,  or you can stop by the Town Office between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday: Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch.

Pahrump Town Office
2100 E. Walt Williams Drive, Suite #100
Pahrump, NV 89048


If you already have a Town of Pahrump Business License, and you have received your invoice for renewal, you can now make your payment online using our secure payment feature. Click the "Renew Business License Online" button below and you will be taken to our online payment page.



For Questions or Concerns please Contact  the Town Office:

Phone: (775) 727-5107 ext. 1 or email Town Office at

Important Note:

Do not sign any Business License applications unless you are in the presence of a qualified Town of Pahrump Representative or Licensed Notary. If the documents are signed elsewhere, they will require notarization before submitting to the town office.

Seller Permits:

A Seller Permit is required any time you or someone else is selling a product from land that is not legally yours. Every owner or an authorized representative must sign off on the seller permit and they are good for that location for 30 days. They are five ($ 5) dollars per 30 days and cover up to 5 different locations. This permit can be revoke at any time upon request by the Property Owner.


The Town of Pahrump charges business license fees based on business ownership type and location per Resolution 2012-01. Each license is valid for one year from the date of issue and are subject to renewal each year on the anniversary date.

The fees are as follows:

Any business with a physical address outside of the Town of Pahrump -              $150

Sole Proprietor with a physical address within the Town of Pahrump -                            $50

Partnership with a physical address within the Town of Pahrump -                                  $60

LLC or Corporation with a physical address within the Town of Pahrump -                     $75

Non-Profit Organization with a physical address within the Town of Pahrump -               $5

LLC or Corporation with a physical address within the Town of Pahrump with 100+ employees- $100

*A fee of $5.00 is required for replacement of your Business License or to reprint a license when a physical or mailing address change is made.


An exempt license does not require a fee but must meet all other State, County and Town requirements.

In order to obtain an exempt license, a casual business must meet all of the following requirements:

  • A gross income during a 12 month period that does not exceed 66 2/3% of the average annual wage within the state of Nevada.
  • In order to obtain an Exempt license with the Town of Pahrump your Nevada State Business License must state EXEMPT as well.




Business License Documents

Download Files

Type Title
PDF Business License Packet-SOLE/LLC/CORP 2MB
PDF Business License Packet-Partnership 2MB
PDF Handyman Packet 63KB
PDF Seller Permit 267KB
PDF Pahrump Business Complaint Form 28KB
PDF Change PHYSICAL Business Address 1MB
PDF Notification of Business Closure 85KB
PDF Licensing Resource List 93KB

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