How to form a Vermont LLC (Limited Liability Company)

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Ways to File


Organizing a Vermont LLC, L3C or PLLC

Form a Vermont LLC by submitting Articles of Organization to the Vermont Department of Commerce, Division of Corporations. File the articles by mail or in person. The filing fee is $125. Vermont will process filed documents in approximately one week with no expedite options offered.

Vermont Professional Limited Liability Companies and Low Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C) use the same filing processes and fees; however, there are specific forms for each.

Register a Foreign LLC in Vermont

Qualify your foreign LLC to for operation in Vermont by filing the Application for Authority to Transact Business with the Vermont Secretary of State by mail or in person. File the application with the $125 filing fee. Attach a certificate of good standing from your home state, dated less than 30 days from the application date.

Vermont Secretary of State

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Vermont LLC Statute: Vermont Business Organization Code, §§ 3-100.001 et seq.

Filing Fees for Vermont LLC, L3C and PLLC: Domestic $125, Foreign $125.

Other Vermont LLC Forms and Fees

Annual Report: $35
Articles of Amendment: $25
LLC Termination: $20

Available LLC Formation Services in Vermont

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

Secretary of State Information

Physical Address:

Vermont Secretary of State
128 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-1104

Mailing Address:

Vermont Secretary of State
128 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-1104


Telephone: 802-828-2386
Fax: 802-828-2853