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How to form a Mississippi LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Organizing a Mississippi LLC

Certificate of Formation

A limited liability company is formed in Mississippi by submitting the Certificate of Formation and paying the filing fee to the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State. Submit the articles by mail or in person. Include a $50 filing fee. Mississippi takes approximately ten business days to process filings, and they do not offer expedited service.

The Certficate of Formation must include: (1) the name of the limited liability company (the name must include the words “Limited Liability Company” or the abbreviation “LLC” or “L.L.C.”); (2) the future effective date, if applicable, not to exceed 90 days from the date of filing of the Certificate of Formation (the filing will be effective as of the actual date filed, unless a future effective date is indicated); (3) the Federal Tax ID (the 9 digit number used to report taxes to the IRS); (4) name and address of the LLC's registered agent; (5) dissolution date; (6) an indication whether management of the limited liability company is vested in a manager; and (7) any additional matters relevant to the formation of the limited liability company. The document must be signed by the individual or individuals forming the limited liability company and, for each signatory, must include their full street address and mailing address.

Qualification of a Foreign LLC in Mississippi

Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Liability Company

Register your foreign LLC to do business in Mississippi by filing the Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Liability Company with the Secretary of State, Business Services by mail or in person. The filing fee is $250. Attach a certificate of good standing dated within six months of the application filing.

The registered name of the foreign limited liability company must include the words "Limited Liability Company" or an abbreviation of those words (L.L.C. or LLC).


Mississippi Secretary of State

Physical Address:
Secretary of State
700 North Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

Telephone: 601-359-1633 or 800-256-3494

Fax: 601-359-1499

Website: www.sos.ms.gov/business_services.aspx

Check name availability: http://www.sos.state.ms.us/busserv/corp/soskb/csearch.asp

Mississippi LLC Statute: Miss. Code Ann. §§ 79-29-101 to 79-29-1317 – Limited Liability Companies Act 2010.

Filing Fee for Mississippi LLC and PLLC: $50 Domestic, $250 Foreign.

Other Mississippi LLC Forms and Fees

Certificate of Amendment: $50
Certificate of Merger: $25
LLC Registered Agent/Office Statement of Change: $25
LLC Certificate of Dissolution: $50
LLC Reinstatement: $50


Available LLC Formation Services in Mississippi

LLC Center Publications recommends Northwest Registered Agent LLC to form your Mississippi Limited Liability Company.