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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