Alabama's Legal Information

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

Alabama Articles of Organization Website:

https://www.sos.alabama.gov/index.php/business-entities/llcs

*Alabama refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Formation

Name Availability: 

https://www.alabamainteractive.org/sos/welcome_nameReservation.action

Mailing Address:

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

Telephone: 334-242-7200

Fax: 334-242-4993

LLC Documents: 

https://www.sos.alabama.gov/sites/default/files/2021-03/domesticEntityNameReservation.pdf

https://www.sos.alabama.gov/sites/default/files/2020-12/DomesticLLCFormation.pdf

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. https://www.alabamainteractive.org/sos/welcome_nameReservation.action  

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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