How to form an Ohio LLC (Limited Liability Company)
Organizing an Ohio LLC
A limited liability company is organized in Ohio by submitting the completed Articles of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company, and including the $125 filing fee to the Ohio Secretary of State. Submit the articles by mail or in person. Ohio will take about a week to process your filing, but you can expedite the processing to one day or two days for $200 or $100 extra charge.
Qualification of a Foreign LLC in Ohio
Register your foreign LLC to do business in Ohio by filing the Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Company with the Ohio Secretary of State by mail or in person. The filing fee is $125.
Ohio Secretary of State
Business Services Division
180 East Broad Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: 877-767-3453 or 614-466-3910
Check name availability: www2.sos.state.oh.us/pls/bsqry/f?p=100:1:2344651341348343
Ohio LLC Statute: Ohio Revised Code § 1705.04 (domestic) and § 1705.54 (foreign).
Series LLC available?: No
Filing Fees for Ohio LLCs: Domestic $125, Foreign $125.
Other Ohio LLC Forms and Fees
Statutory Agent Update: $25
Domestic LLC Certificate of Amendment or Restatement: $50
Certificate of Dissolution of LLC/Cancellation of Foreign LLC: $50
Available LLC Formation Services in Ohio
LLC Center Publications recommends Northwest Registered Agent LLC to form your Ohio Limited Liability Company.