Forming a Corporation in North Dakota
Every state has a different set of laws and regulations in place. So, in most cases no two states are the same. Due to that, you must be familiar with the set of rules present when dealing with North Dakota State Corp Filing. If your state of choice corporation is North Dakota, DOT Operating Authority can help you with all the details. There are many steps in the process. From what comes from our part, we will research the availability of your company name. Also, our company can help you prepare and file your Articles of Incorporation with the North Dakota Secretary State. We can also assist with many of your follow-up needs such as amendment filings, written consents. Also, we can help you with written consents and annual report preparation and filing.
North Dakota Corporate Name Requirements
In order to be a successful corporation in North Dakota, your name cannot be confused with any existing names. You also cannot use any reserved, or registered corporate names. All in all, DOT Operating Authority is here to make sure that you get the perfect name for your North Dakota State Corp Filing. We will also conduct full research and make sure to meet all of North Dakota requirements.
Permitted Designations: There are several approved designations that corporate names can be followed by, which include:
Restricted Designations: There are certain words and phrases that cannot be in corporate names. These are considered “restricted” in North Dakota and require special approval. They include:
North Dakota State Corp Filing Requirements
Required Documents: North Dakota requires businesses to file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State. Therefore, by trusting us to form your corporation for you, we will file all mandatory documents for you.
Processing Time: On Average, it takes between 10 – 15 business days.
Reminder: Follow-up filings are not mandatory.
When forming a corporation, it is mandatory for companies to have one or more directors. They are also required to have president as well as a sectary and a treasurer.
All North Dakota Corporations must file an annual report with the North Dakota Secretary of State between on or before August 1.