A limited liability company is formed in Maine by submitting the Certificate of Formation and paying the $175 filing fee to the Maine Department of Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions. Submit the articles in person, or by mail. Standard review time for this certificate is approximately ten days; however, Maine offers 24-hour processing for an additional $50. Use the Filer Contact Cover Letter that is attached to the certificate. When forming a low profit LLC in Maine, use the same form and end the company name with, L3C.
Register your foreign LLC to do business in Maine by filing the Statement of Foreign Qualification to Conduct Activities with the Maine Department of Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions, by mail or in person. The filing fee is $250. Attach a Certificate of Good Standing from the LLC’s home jurisdiction that is dated within 90 days of filing the qualification.
Statement of Appointment or Change of Registered Agent: $35
Certificate of Amendment: $50
Statement of Correction: $50
Certificate of Cancellation: $75
Statement of Merger: $150
Annual Report-Domestic: $85
Annual Report-Foreign: $150