Nevada Crash Reports
Find Your Crash Report Online
When you need a copy of your accident report in Nevada, you may be wondering how to locate a copy and how much it will cost you. On this page, you’ll find how to obtain an accident report in Nevada along with what to do if you’re involved in an accident in Nevada.
In Nevada, there are two ways to get a copy of your accident report and it all depends on where your accident occurred. If your accident occurred in Las Vegas and was investigated by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, then you can scroll down to that section to request your report. Most other reports will be available through Nevada Highway Patrol’s website.
How do I find my accident report in Nevada?
Nevada makes it pretty easy to obtain your accident report via online request. Below are the instructions for both finding your report with Nevada Highway Patrol and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Requesting a Report from Nevada Highway Patrol
Requests for accident reports can be made online. Obtaining an accident report in Nevada will cost you $10 per report, plus $5 for a photo CD.
Once your request is submitted, the Department of Public Safety / Nevada Highway Patrol will typically contact you about your request within 3 business days to arrange receipt of the report which may take up to 7 to 10 days.
To request a crash report from Nevada Highway Patrol, you will need to know which area your crash occurred in. Nevada divides its state into three regions: Northern Command West, Northern Command East, and Southern Command. The map on this page and the list of what each region covers below can be helpful if you’re unsure of what region your accident occurred in.
Northern Command West: Reno, Carson/Tahoe/Minden/, Fernley, Fallon, Yerington, Hawthorne & Tonopah
Northern Command East Covers: Lovelock, Winnemucca, Elko, Ely, Austin, Battle Mtn, Carlin, Eureka, Golconda, Imlay, Wells, W. Wendover as well as other parts of Eastern Nevada.
Southern Command Covers: Las Vegas, Beatty, Nixon, Boulder City, Laughlin, Searchlight, as well as other parts of Southern Nevada.
Once you know which region your crash occurred in, you can fill out a crash report at one of the links by clicking on the correct region:
Northern Command West Crash Request
Northern Command East Crash Request
Southern Command Crash Request
For fatal crash reports, contact regional offices at the locations below between the hours of 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday:
Northern Command West
357 Hammill Lane
Reno, NV 89511
Northern Command East
3920 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
4615 W. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Requesting a Report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
If your accident occurred in Las Vegas, there’s a good chance that your report will be found with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Most traffic accident reports can be delivered through email via a secured link, but you can also elect to pick it up in person or have it mailed. Make sure to allow a minimum of 10 business days from the date of the incident before requesting a report. Once your request is received, you will be notified by email. You can pay online via credit or debit card.
Note that if you decide to pick up your report in person, you have 30 days to pick it up after which your requested report will no longer be available.
To request your report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, click here and fill out the form to begin the process.
Nevada Accident Reports - FAQ
What information do you need to request an accident report?
In the Crash Report Request form for the Nevada Department of Public Safety, you will need to provide as much of the following information as possible:
When requesting an accident report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, you will need the following at a minimum:
When do I file my own accident report?
When you’re involved in an accident in Nevada that was not investigated at the scene by a law enforcement officer you are required to report the accident with a Report of Traffic Crash Form (SR-1) within 10 days after the crash.
If this information isn’t included your SR-1 will be considered void so it’s essential that you read the information on the form carefully and ensure that all requirements are met.