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

Virginia's Legal Information

Virginia Articles of Organization Website:

Virginia Business Name Search:

To receive a preliminary determination of the availability of a business entity name, contact the Clerk’s Office at (804) 371-9733 or toll-free in Virginia at (866) 722-2551.

Physical Address:

State Corporation Commission
Office of the Clerk
Tyler Building, 1st Floor
1300 E. Main St
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing Address:

Clerk of the State Corporation Commission
P. O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218-1197

Telephone:  804-371-9733 or toll-free in Virginia (866)-722-2551
Fax: 804-371-9141

Virginia Articles of Organization LLC Documents:
Download in doc or pdf format, fill in and mail.

Virginia LLC Cost: $100

Virginia Articles of Organization Filing Instructions: The articles must be typewritten or printed in black.  Submit the original, signed Virginia Articles of Organization with the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission along with a check for the filing fee in the amount of $100 payable to the State Corporation Commission.

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