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How to form a West Virginia LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Organizing a West Virginia LLC and PLLC

Form a West Virginia State LLC by filing a WV Articles of Organization to the West Virginia Secretary of State, Corporations Division. File the certificate by mail, in person, by fax or online. The filing fee is $100, and the state is quick to process; usually in two days. To file online you must first sign up for a free user account. This option gets you registered with all state agencies.

Use the same form for Professional L.L.C.

Register a Foreign LLC in West Virginia

Qualify your foreign LLC to operate in West Virginia by filing the WV Application for Certificate of Authority of LLC with the Secretary of State, Corporations Division by mail, in person, by fax or online. Include the $150 filing fee and a certificate of good standing from your home state dated within one year from filing date.

West Virginia Secretary of State

West Virginia Secretary of State
Corporations Division
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Bldg 1, Suite 157-K
Charleston, WV 25305

Telephone: 304-558-8000

Fax: 304-558-8381



West Virginia LLC Statute: WV Code, § 31B-2-202.

Filing Fees for West Virginia LLC and PLLC: Domestic $100, Foreign $150.

Other West Virginia LLC Forms and Fees

Amended Articles of Organization: $25
Articles of Termination: $25
Application to Appoint or Change Process, Officers and/or Addresses: $15

Available LLC Formation Services in West Virginia

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