Iowa's Legal Information

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

Iowa Articles of Organization Website:
*Iowa refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Organization

Name Availability:

Physical Address:
Secretary of State
First Floor, Lucas Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319

Telephone:  515-281-5204

Fax: 515-281-5953


LLC Documents:
There is no form for the Certificate of Organization, but there is a link to what must be included in the Certificate.  (See filing instructions below.)

Filing Fee:  $50

Filing Instructions:
After you prepare your Certificate of Organization, use Fast Track Filing to sign up for an account and upload your Certificate of Organization.

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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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