Inside LLC Center


Choose a state

For more information on the limited liability laws and filing requirements of a particular state, please click on the appropriate link below.




How to form a Pennsylvania LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Organizing a Pennsylvania LLC and PLLC

Form a Pennsylvania LLC by submitting Certificate of Organization Domestic Limited Liability Company, and include the $125 state filing fee to the Pennsylvania Department of State, Corporation Bureau. File the certificate by mail, in person or online. Pennsylvania will process filed documents in a week or less. Include a completed copy of the Docketing Statement with the filing. You may file your certificate online and it will be processed in two days. You must select to register just with the Corporation Bureau or with multiple state agencies.

Qualification of a Foreign LLC in Pennsylvania

Register your foreign LLC to do business in Pennsylvania by filing the Application for Registration – Foreign along with a docketing statement to the Pennsylvania Department of State by mail, in person, or online. The filing fee is $250. No certificate of good standing is required.

Pennsylvania Secretary of State

Physical Address:
Secretary of State
Corporations Bureau
401 North Street, Room 206
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8722

Telephone: 717-787-1057

Fax: 717-783-2244

Check name availability: http://www.corporations.state.pa.us/corp/soskb/csearch.asp?corpsNav=|

Pennsylvania LLC Statute: 15 Pa.C.S. §§ 8913 and 8981.

Filing Fees for Pennsylvania LLCs and PLLCs: Domestic $125, Foreign $250.


Other Pennsylvania LLC Forms and Fees

Change of Registered Agent/Address: $0
Articles of Amendment/Dissolution: $100
Articles of Merger: $100 domestic, $275 foreign.
Reinstatement: Fees vary


Available LLC Formation Services in Pennsylvania

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