State of Nevada

The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific
identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud.


Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Nevada Attorney General

State credit/security freeze information.

Phone: (775) 684-1100

NV Secretary of State

Contact for situation of voter fraud, specialty licenses and issues regarding businesses.


NV Department of Motor Vehicles

Issues Driver’s Licenses and vehicle registrations


NV Department of Health and Human Services

Agency for welfare, foster care, disability, and social services.



Specialty Resources


Reasons to Contact

Contact Information

Identity Theft Passport Program

ID for victims if criminal identity theft to carry to identify themselves as victims to law enforcement.

How to Apply:

Law: §205.4561


While the ITRC does not give legal advice, we have provided a list of known identity theft laws that may help you.
We suggest that you share this information with an attorney or legal representative if you are going to pursue criminal or civil charges.


What it Addresses



Laws outlining identity theft and personal identifying information (PII), the jurisdiction identity theft can be prosecuted in and the penalties after prosecution.




Proper use and transmission of Social Security numbers.







Laws regarding the improper use of payment cards and the penalties for using and selling card information. Use of skimming and scanning devices to obtain information on financial cards.


Proper and improper destruction and disposal of information.


Reporting identity theft in cases of criminal charges.


Law regarding application and terms of a credit freeze.


Law regarding breaching of information and security.




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