State Filing Fees & Time to File

Time Required to File Articles of Incorporation
Filing Fees

Expedited Filing

State

Normal Time to File

Normal Cost

Expedited Available?

Expedited Time to File

Expedited Extra Cost

Alabama

24 hours

$200 + $28 for Name Reservation (Online)

No

 

 

Alaska

2-7 days

$50

N0

  

Arizona

11-13 business days

$40

Yes

3-5 business days

$35

Arkansas

2-3 weeks

$50

N0

  

California

3 weeks

$30

Not available due to Covid!

NO! Walk-In Only to Sacramento Office (use our courier) 10-12 business days/or 1 business day

NO! $115/$505

Colorado

Immediate

$00

No

  

Connecticut

3-5 business days

$50 + $40 for plain copy of Certificate of Incorporation

Yes

1 day
File own Expedited form

$50 + $50 for expedited plain copy of Certificate of Incorporation

Delaware

10-15 business days (but March, June, and December 3-4 weeks)

$89

Yes

1 day

$50

District of Columbia

2 weeks

$70

Yes

Walk-In Only

 

Florida

3-7 days

$78.75

N0

  

Georgia

5-12 business days

$110
+ about $40 for
publication

Yes

2 business days

$110
(Secured funds only)

Hawaii

5-10 business days

$25

Yes

2-3 days

$25

Idaho

3-5 days

$30

Yes

1 day

$20

Illinois

7-10 business days

$50

Yes

Walk-In Only
(24 hours)

$25

Indiana

2-3 business days

$50

Yes

Walk-In Only (2 days)

 

Iowa

4-7 days

$20

N0

  

Kansas

2-3 business days

$20

Yes

1 business day (online or fax)

$20

Kentucky

1 day

$8

N0

  

Louisiana

3-5 business days

$75

Yes

1 day

$30

Maine

5-10 working days

$40

Yes

1 day

$50

Maryland

4-6 weeks

$175

Yes

7 business days

$50

Maryland Church

4-6 weeks

$125

Yes

7 business days

$50

Massachusetts

1-2 days

$47

N0

  

Michigan

3-5 business days

$20

Yes

2-3 business days, but client prepares own CSCL/CD-901 form

$50

Minnesota

5-10 days

$70

Yes

1 day

$20

Mississippi

3-5 days

$50

N0

 1 day

$25

Missouri

1-3 days

$25

N0

  

Montana

10 business days

$20

Yes

1 day

$20

Nebraska

2 business days

$25

Yes

 Walk-In While you wait 

Nevada

2-3 business days

$50 + $50 for Initial List of Officers

Yes

1 business day

$125

New Hampshire

2 weeks

$25

Yes

Walk-In Only

$30

New Jersey

4-6 weeks

$75

Yes

Next business day

$15

New Mexico

15-25 business days

$25

Yes

Same day
Two day

$150
$100

New York

2 weeks

$85

Yes

Next business day

$25

North Carolina

5-7 business days (Nov-Dec 8-20 days)

$60

Yes

1 day

$100

North Dakota

10-14 days

$40

N0

  

Ohio

3-7 business days

$99

Yes

2 business days

$100

Oklahoma

3-5 business days

$25

N0

  

Oregon

1-2 weeks

$60

Yes

3-5 business days

 

Pennsylvania

5-6 business days

$125
+ approx $40
for publication

Yes

 Same day

$100

Rhode Island

5-7 business days

$35

N0

  

South Carolina

One business week

$25

Yes

 1-2 business days
In-Person or Express Mail
$0

South Dakota

1 week

$30

Yes

1 day

$50

Tennessee

3-4 days

$100

N0

  

Texas

3-5 business days

$25

Yes

1 business day

$25

Utah

1-2 weeks

$30

Yes

24-48 hours

$75

Vermont

7-10 business days

$125

N0

  

Virginia

10-14 business days (up to 12 business days)

$81

Yes

 Same day/Next day

$200/$100

Washington

3-4 weeks

$30

Yes

2-3 business days

$50

West Virginia

2 business days

$25

N0

  

Wisconsin

5 days

$35

Yes

1 business day

$25

Wyoming

3-5 business days

$25

N0

  
 
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