Qualifications

An individual wishing to engage in the business of a document preparation service must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States or hold a valid Employment Authorization Document,
  • Be at least 18 years of age,
  • Not be currently suspended or have been disbarred from the practice of law in any jurisdiction,
  • Not have had a document preparation service registration previously revoked in this State or another state,
  • Not have been previously convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill or nolo contendere to, a gross misdemeanor pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 240A.290,
  • In the 10 years immediately preceding the date of application: 
  • Not been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill or nolo contendere to, a crime involving theft, fraud or dishonesty;
  • Not been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill or nolo contendere to, the unauthorized practice of law in any jurisdiction;
  • Not been adjudged by a court to have committed an act involving theft, fraud or dishonesty.

Registration applies to an individual, not a business. Should there be more than one individual in a business conducting document preparation services, each person must register.