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How to form a North Dakota LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Organizing a North Dakota LLC

A limited liability company is organized in North Dakota by submitting the completed Articles of Organization, and paying the filing fee to the North Dakota Secretary of State, Business Division. Submit the articles by mail, fax or in person. The filing fee is $135. Include the Credit Card Payment Authorization form with ND fax filings. North Dakota takes two to three weeks to process the articles.

ND PLLCs must draft their own articles from the statute (NDCC §§ 10-31-02.1 and 10-32-07) and include the completed Certificate of Professional License form with the $135 fee.

Qualification of a Foreign LLC in North Dakota

Register your foreign LLC to do business in North Dakota by filing the Certificate of Authority Foreign Limited Liability Company Application with the ND Secretary of State by mail, fax or in person. The filing fee is $135. Attach a current 'certificate of good standing' or 'certificate of existence' from the state of organization.

North Dakota Secretary of State

Secretary of State
Business Division
600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500

Telephone: 701-328-2904

Fax: 701-328-2992



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North Dakota LLC Statute: N.D. Cent. Code § 10-32 et. al., (domestic LLC) and § 10-31 et. al. (foreign LLC)

Filing Fees for North Dakota LLC and PLLCs: Domestic $135, Foreign $135.

Other North Dakota LLC Forms and Fees

Commercial and Noncommercial Registered Agent Statement of Change: $10
LLC Articles of Amendment: $50
LLC Articles of Merger: $50
LLC Articles of Dissolution:$20
Domestic and Foreign LLC Annual Report: $50

Available LLC Formation Services in North Dakota

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