Alabama's Legal Information

Alabama Business Name Search, Secretary of State, and LLC Costs

Alabama Articles of Organization Website:
*Alabama refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Formation

Name Availability:

Mailing Address:
Alabama Secretary of State
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103-5616

Telephone: 334-242-7200

LLC Documents:

Filing Fee: Domestic Filing is $200 plus $30 for name reservation.  If a Foreign filing (outside of Alabama), the Filing Fee is $150.

Filing Instructions: File online through the Name Reservation Menu.  Start with Name Reservation.  

For step-by-step audio instructions on how to prepare and file your Articles of Organization, check out our LLC Packages.

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