How to form a Pennsylvania LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Initial Costs


Filing Time

5 Days

Ways to File

Mail, In Person

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

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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: $250 foreign
Articles of Merger: $150 domestic
Annual Registration: at least $500

Available LLC Formation Services in Pennsylvania

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

Secretary of State Information

Physical Address:

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

Mailing Address:

Secretary of State
Corporations Bureau
P.O. Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8722


Telephone: 717-787-1057
Fax: 717-783-2244