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How to form a New Jersey LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Organizing a New Jersey LLC

A limited liability company is registered in New Jersey by submitting a Public Records Filing for New Business Entity with the filing fee to the New Jersey Division of Revenue/Corporate Filing Unit. This form works for all business structures in New Jersey. Submit the form by mail, fax, in person or online. The filing fee is $125. New Jersey takes approximately two to three weeks to process your filing. You can walk it in or fax file with an additional $50 expedite fee, and New Jersey will finish in one day. Online submissions are processed in two days but it is a complicated process.

Qualification of a Foreign LLC in New Jersey

Qualify your foreign LLC to do business in New Jersey by filing the Public Records Filing for New Business Entity with the Secretary of State by mail, fax, online or in person. The filing fee is $125. Attach a certificate of good standing from the formation jurisdiction, dated no more than 30 days prior to filing the foreign qualification form.


New Jersey Division of Revenue

Physical Address:
Corporate Filing Unit
33 West State Street, 5th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608

Mailing Address:
PO Box 308
Trenton, NJ 08646

Telephone: (609) 292-9292 or (609) 530-6400

Fax: (609) 984-6851

Website: www.nj.gov/njbusiness/registration/

Check name availability: www.njportal.com/DOR/businessrecords/EntityDocs/BusinessCopies.aspx

New Jersey LLC Statute: NJ Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, §§ 42:2C-1 et seq.

Filing Fee for New Jersey LLC: Domestic $125, Foreign $125.


Other New Jersey LLC Forms and Fees

Change of Registered Agent: $25
Certificate of Amendment: $100
Certificate of Cancellation: $100


Available LLC Formation Services in New Jersey

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


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