Rhode Island's Legal Information

Rhode Island Business Name Search, Secretary of State, and LLC Costs

Rhode Island Articles of Organization Website:


Rhode Island Business Name:

or call the Business Section of the Corporations Division at 401-222-3040


Rhode Island Secretary of State
148 W. River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615

Business hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

Telephone:  401-222-3040

Fax: (401) 222-3879

Email: corporations@sec.state.ri.usa

Rhode Island Articles of Organization LLC Documents: Can file online for an Enhanced Access Fee.  You will have to sign up for a Customer Id Number by contacting the State Department at corp_pin@sec.state.ri.us.  Filing in person or by mail has no additional charge.
See http://ucc.state.ri.us/FilingForms/0801093.asp?stage=DataInput  Fill out online, print, and mail.

Rhode Island LLC Cost: $150 payable to Rhode Island Secretary of State.

Rhode Island Articles of Organization Filing Instructions: A Rhode Island limited liability company is formed by filing Rhode Island Articles of Organization with the Rhode Island Aaa Secretary of State and paying a fee of $150.

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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