South Carolina's Legal Information

South Carolina Business Name Search, Secretary of State, and LLC Costs

South Carolina Articles of Organization Website:

Name Availability:

Mailing Address:
SC Secretary of State’s Office
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

Telephone:  803-734-2158

LLC Documents: then scroll down to Limited Liability Company – Domestic

Filing Fee:  $110 

Filing Instructions:  Go to, then click on “Start a New Business”.  You will first search to see if your name is available.  Then you will need to register to file online. Or you can print the paper documents and mail to the above address.

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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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