Washington's Legal Information

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

Washington Articles of Organization Website:

Website: https://www.sos.wa.gov/corps/all-services.aspx
*Washington refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Formation

Name Availability:  https://ccfs.sos.wa.gov/#/ 

Physical Address:
Secretary of State, Corporation Division
801 Capitol Way South
PO Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504-0234

Telephone:  360-725-0377

LLC Documents:  https://www.sos.wa.gov/_assets/corps/forms/llc_formation2011.pdf

Filing Fee:  $180

Filing Instructions:  Go to https://ccfs.sos.wa.gov/#/ to create an account and file online.  Or you can mail the form to the address above.

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