In order to serve process in the state of Nevada, an individual must first apply for licensing through the state.
In order to be a process server in the state of Nevada, an individual must:
In order to be a process server in Nevada, you have to have two years (2,000 hours each year, totaling 4,000 hours) of industry experience. An associate’s degree in Police Science or Criminal Justice is the equivalent of eight months or 1,333 hours, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science or Criminal Justice is the equivalent of 18 months or 3000 hours of experience. Experience must be certified by your employer on the forms provided in the application.
It costs $750.00 for the first category of license and $250.00 for each additional category of license for which application is made, which must be applied to the cost of conducting the investigation. There is a ceiling price of $1,500.00 for the first category of license and $500.00 for each additional category of license for which application is made on an individual applicant. The same applies for corporate applicants except there is no ceiling price on the investigation.
Licensing fees are for fiscal year beginning July 1, and are prorated by month if received after that date.
Opportunities to take the exam occur quarterly and consist of 50 questions. To become a process server, you must pass the exam with a score of 75% or better. For more information about when the next exam will be and what will be included, check out the official State of Nevada Website.
Address to apply for licensing:
Office of the Attorney General Private Investigator’s Licensing Board 400. W King Street, Suite 101 Carson City, NV 89706 (702) 486-3003.
A license is good for one year and expires June 30th of each year. You may renew your license between May 15th and June 30th.
NOTE: The requirements to become a process server change from time to time. You should contact your local county clerk or recorder to make sure the following information regarding becoming a process server in your state is still accurate.
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