How to form a Virginia LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Initial Costs


Filing Time


Ways to File


Organizing a Virginia LLC or PLLC

Form a Virginia LLC by submitting Articles of Organization to the Virginia Corporation Commission. File the articles by mail, in person or online. The filing fee is $100, which gets you registered in approximately one week.

Virginia Professional Limited Liability Companies register with the same form and fees as standard LLCs.

Register a Foreign LLC in Virginia

Qualify your foreign LLC to operate in Virginia by filing the Application for a Certificate to Transact Business in Virginia with the Virginia Corporation Commission by mail or in person. File the application with the $100 filing fee. Attach a certified copy of the organizational documents from your home state dated within 12 months of submission.

Virginia Secretary of State


Virginia LLC Statute: Code of Virginia, §§ 13.1-1000 to 13.1-1123

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

Other Virginia LLC Forms and Fees

Statement of Change of Registered Office and/or Registered Agent: No fee.
Articles of Amendment: $25
Merge LLC: $25

Available LLC Formation Services in Virginia

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

Secretary of State Information

Physical Address:

Office of the Clerk
Tyler Building, 1st Floor
1300 E. Main St
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing Address:

Virginia Corporation Commission
P. O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218-1197


Telephone: 804-371-9733