Sheriff's Office

Civil Section

Sarah Wilson
Administrative Supervisor
Main Phone: (775) 328-3310


A Civil Document Drop Box is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Located in the Public Lobby of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, documents can be dropped in a safe and secure location. 

All documents must be accompanied with all appropriate instructions for service, filed stamps, seals, and applicable fees.

Failure to comply with any of these requirements will result in the return of documents.


In-person services are by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

For all other locations or information on how to mail in documents please contact us at 775-328-3310.

The Civil Section hours:

Monday 7:30 to 4:00
Tuesday 7:30 to 4:00
Wednesday 7:45 to 4:00
Thursday 7:30 to 4:00  
Excluding Holidays   
Closed for Lunch 12:00  to 1:00 
Closed Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays



The Civil Section provides services in accordance with Nevada Revised Statues (NRS). Documents for service must be submitted with the appropriate Instructions for Service, filed stamps, seals and applicable fees.  For questions regarding fees, Instructions for Service, delivery of documents or services provided please call (775) 328-3310.

We do not validate or authenticate any documents.  We do not provide service outside the of Washoe County. Improperly prepared paperwork is not our responsibility. Service requests without proper paperwork, instructions or payment will be returned.  We do not accept electronic payments over the phone or website.

The Civil Section does not have access to court documents. This office does not store or retain any documents for safekeeping.  Please contact the court of jurisdiction to obtain any court documents or proofs of service.

Physical & Mailing Address:
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Civil Section
911 Parr Boulevard
Reno, Nevada 89512
(775) 328-3310