You can now create and submit business creation documents online here.
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If you don’t want to use the easy online business creation wizard, download the necessary forms below.
Articles of Incorporation for Business
Articles of Incorporation including Articles of Conversion
Articles of Amendment for Business
Articles of Restatement for Business
Articles of Dissolution Prior to Issuance of Shares
Articles of Dissolution by Board of Directors and Shareholders
Articles of Revocation of Dissolution
Application for Reinstatement following Administrative Dissolution
Application of Certificate of Authority
Application for Certificate of Authority Following Administrative Revocation Of Business Corporation
Application for Amended Certificate of Authority
Articles of Amendment (Conversion of Business Corporation to Professional Corporation)
Articles of Amendment (Conversion to Nonprofit Corporation)
Articles of Share Exchange Business Corporation
Articles of Validation
There are three ways you can submit your document.
- Online through our PDF Upload Portal.
Type of Document Mailing Address Annual Report Business Registration Division
PO Box 29525,
Raleigh, NC 27626-0525
Any other type of document Business Registration Division
PO Box 29622,
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
Courier Physical Mailing Address Business Registration Division
2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
You may deliver your documents directly to us in person between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding weekends and State holidays.
The physical address is 2 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, which is located directly across from the State Capitol Building.
There is sufficient paid parking around the building along Hillsborough, Salisbury, and Morgan Streets.
- *Make checks payable to "NC Secretary of State".