How to form a South Dakota LLC (Limited Liability Company)
Organizing a South Dakota LLC
Form a South Dakota LLC by filing Articles of Organization and include the $150 state filing fee to the South Dakota Secretary of State Office. File the articles by mail or in person. South Dakota will process filed documents in approximately one week. For an additional fee of $50, South Dakota will expedite your articles and have them processed two business days.
Qualification of a Foreign LLC in South Dakota
Register your foreign LLC to do business in South Dakota by filing the Application for a Certificate of Authority to the South Dakota Secretary of State by mail or in person. File the application with the $750 filing fee. Include a certificate of good standing from the formation state that is less than 60 days old.
South Dakota Secretary of State
Secretary of State
500 East Capitol Avenue Ste 204
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Check name availability: sdsos.gov/business/search.aspx
South Dakota LLC Statute: South Dakota Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, §§ 47-34A-203 and 47-34A-1002.
Filing Fees for South Dakota LLC: Domestic $150, Foreign $750.
Other South Dakota LLC Forms and Fees
Statement Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent: $10
Amended Articles of Organization: $60
Articles of Termination: $10
Application for Reinstatement: $150
Annual Report: $50
Available LLC Formation Services in South Dakota
LLC Center Publications recommends Northwest Registered Agent LLC to form your South Dakota Limited Liability Company.