File your LLC’s Articles of Organization in Virginia using SunDoc Filings. We make daily trips to the Secretary of State office. Unlike other filing services, we handle all filings on an expedited basis. We never mail in your documents and we always have a live voice to help.
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Your filing is now on its way! If we receive your Virginia LLC's Articles of Organization by noon M-F, your filing will be submitted the same day it was received. The date submitted will become the file date of your new entity. The Secretary of State office will take at a few weeks to process routine orders. Keep in mind that if you mail the document to the state yourself, like many filing services do, you will have to wait SEVERAL MONTHS. When the state is approves your document, they will issue a state entity number and a certified copy We will immediately fax or email the filed document to you. We will return the certified copy via regular mail. FedEx is available for an additional fee.
Your Post-Filing Responsibilities
File a Statement of Information: After the Articles of Organization are filed, the Secretary of State requires that you file a Statement of Information. This includes the business address of the entity, the names and addresses of the members, the agent for service of process, and a brief description of the business. Add this to your order and we will file it for you.
Employer Identification Number: If you would like, we can obtain your EIN for your new Virginia LLC. Simply add it to your order or fill out our online EIN order form and we will obtain the EIN within 24-48 hours.
Virginia LLC Kit: Our LLC Kits include a custom binder, 20 customized membership certificates, printed minutes, operating agreement, LLC seal embosser, and FedEx 2nd Day shipping. You can order the Virginia LLC kit at the time of filing or if you prefer, you can place the order individually at our Corporate/LLC Kit order page.
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Virginia LLC Formation Guidelines
A name of the limited liability company must contain the words must contain the words "limited company" or "limited liability company" or one of the abbreviations "L.C." or "L.L.C."; it must be distinguishable upon the records of the State Corporation Commission from the name of any domestic or registered foreign limited liability company, or any reserved or registered limited liability company name. An available name may be reserved for 120 days.
ORGANIZERS / MEMBERS
The limited liability company can be formed by any one (1)or more persons. The limited liability company can be formed with one (1)or more members.
RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS
The limited liability company must maintain an office, which may be but need not be a place of its business in Virginia or its registered office, where its records will be kept. We cannot provide this office.
REGISTERED AGENT AND REGISTERED OFFICE
A limited liability company must maintain a registered agent and registered office to receive service of process in the State of Virginia.
Submit to the State Corporation Commission one (1) executed original of the Articles of Organization. The State Corporation Commission issues a Certificate of Organization as evidence of filing.
LLCs don’t require an annual report, but foreign LLCs are required to pay a $50 annual registration fee which is due by the end of the anniversary month. It is not called an annual report, but it is essentially the same type of requirement. Corporations have an annual report as well as the annual registration fee due on the anniversary month they initially filed in, by the last day of that month.
The Virginia annual registration fee is due on the same date as the annual report. While stock corporations have a minimum $100.00 annual registration fee which can go up depending on the number of shares issued. The fee for non-stock corporations is $25. If the annual registration payment is not received by the due date, LLC's have a $25.00 late fee. Stock corporations have a late fee equal to 10% of the annual registration fee or $10, or whichever is greater. For non-stock corporations, the late the late fee is $10.00. As with most states. failure to pay will ultimately result in cancellation of your company's existence or revocation of it's certificate of authority.
Virginia LLC Frequently Asked Questions