How to form a Wisconsin LLC (Limited Liability Company)

Initial Costs


Filing Time

1 Day

Ways to File


Organizing a Wisconsin LLC

Register a Wisconsin LLC by filing Articles of Organization-Limited Liability Company with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporate and Consumer Services. File the articles by mail, in person, by fax or online. The filing fee is $170 when using the paper form and $130 when filed online. All filings are processed in approximately one week.

Register a Foreign LLC in Wisconsin

Qualify your foreign LLC to operate in Wisconsin by filing the Foreign Limited Liability Company-Certificate of Registration Application with the Department of Financial Institutions by mail, in person, or by fax. Include the $100 filing fee. No certificate of good standing is required for LLCs in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Secretary of State

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Wisconsin LLC Statute: Wis. Stat. Ann., §§ 183.0202 et seq.

Filing Fees for Wisconsin LLC: Domestic $170 by paper, $130 online; Foreign $100.

Other Wisconsin LLC Forms and Fees

Articles of Amendment: $40
Articles of Dissolution: $20
Articles of Merger: $150
Change of Registered Agent and/or Office Address: $10

Available LLC Formation Services in Wisconsin

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

Secretary of State Information

Physical Address:

Wisconsin Secretary of State
Division of Corporate and Consumer Services
345 W. Washington Ave.
3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing Address:

Division of Corporate and Consumer Services
P O Box 7846
Madison, WI 53707-7846


Telephone: 608-261-7577
Fax: 608-267-6813