NRS 599B.210
Appointment of Secretary of State as agent for service of process

  • procedure for and effect of service
  • fee.


Every seller or salesperson, other than a seller or salesperson incorporated in this state, shall file with the Secretary of State an irrevocable consent appointing the Secretary of State as his or her agent to receive service of any lawful process in any action or proceeding against him or her arising pursuant to this chapter. Any lawful process against the seller or salesperson served upon the Secretary of State as provided in subsection 2 has the same force and validity as if served upon the seller or salesperson personally.


Service of process authorized by subsection 1 must be made by filing with the Secretary of State:


Two copies of the process. The copies must include a specific citation to the provisions of this section. The Secretary of State may refuse to accept such service if the proper citation is not included in each copy.


A fee of $10.
Ê The Secretary of State shall forthwith forward one copy of the process by registered or certified mail prepaid to the seller or salesperson, or in the case of a seller or salesperson organized under the laws of a foreign government, to the United States manager or last appointed United States general agent of the seller or salesperson, giving the day and the hour of the service.


Service of process is not complete until the copy thereof has been mailed and received by the seller or salesperson, and the receipt of the addressee is prima facie evidence of the completion of the service.


If service of summons is made upon the Secretary of State in accordance with the provisions of this section, the time within which the seller or salesperson is required to appear is extended 10 days.

Source: Section 599B.210 — Appointment of Secretary of State as agent for service of process; procedure for and effect of service; fee., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-599B.­html#NRS599BSec210.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 599B.210’s source at nv​.us