Texas' Legal Information

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

Texas Articles of Organization Website:


*Texas refers to Articles of Organization as Certificates of Formation

Texas Business Name:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/corp/namefilingsfaqs.shtml or by telephone at (512) 463-5555 for a preliminary search

Physical Address:

Corporations Section
Texas Secretary of State
1019 Brazos
Austin, TX 78701

Business Hours:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mailing Address:

Corporations Section
Texas Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13697
Austin, TX 78711-3697

Telephone:  512-463-5555
Fax: 512-463-5709

Email: Corpinfo@sos.state.tx.us

Texas Articles of Organization LLC Documents:


Online filing is provided through SOSDirect for which you must create an account.  Online filing requires payment of a convenience fee of 2.7% for credit card processing.

Texas LLC Cost: $300

Texas Articles of Organization Filing Instructions:  Texas limited liability company is formed by filing a Certificate of Formation with the Texas Secretary of State and paying a fee of $300.

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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