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.
Cover Sheet for Corporate Filings
Articles of Correction
Application to Reserve a Business Entity Name
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Business Entity Name
Designation of Registered Office Address and/or Registered Agent
Statement of Change of Registered Office and/or Registered Agent
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal by Reason of Merger
Statement of Change of Mailing Address of Surviving Entity
Resolution of Foreign Corporation Adopting a Fictitious Name
Agents Statement of Change of Registered Office Address
Application to Register a Business Entity Name by a Foreign Entity
Application to Reserve Business Entity Name (10 Year Reservation)
Articles of Merger
Articles of Conversion (to foreign entity)
Designation Statement of Change of Principal Office and Registered Agent Name/Office
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".