Massachusetts' Legal Information

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

Massachusetts Certificate of Organization* Website:

*Massachusetts refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Organization

Name Availability: 

Physical Address:
Secretary of the Commonwealth, Corporations Division
One Ashburton Place, Room 1717
Boston, MA 02108

Telephone:  617-727-9640

LLC Documents:

Filing Fee:  $500

Filing Instructions:
To file online, go to, then click on the “here” link after, “If you are forming a new entity.”  You may also send your Certificate of Organization by mail with $500.

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