Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations


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Contact Information

Physical address:
John G. Townsend Bldg.
401 Federal Street, Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901

Mailing address:
Division of Corporations
PO Box 898
Dover, DE 19903

Phone: 302-739-3073
Fax: 302-739-3812 or 302-739-3813

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corp@delaware.gov

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations in order to provide compliance services to our clients. We share this reference information with the general public as a courtesy. As a registered agent client, you get access to state templates pre-filled with our company information to help you save time looking up information.

Alternative Entity Tax

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Annually by June 1. The first report is due in the calendar year following initial registration.

Law:

Delaware Code Title 6 § 18-1107.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

$200 + 1.5% interest per month.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Annual Franchise Tax Report

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50 for annual report plus franchise tax fees.

Due:

Annually by March 1. The first report is due in the calendar year following initial registration.

Law:

Delaware Code Title 8 Chapter 5 § 502.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

$200 + 1.5% interest per month.

Notes:

The report must be signed by the corporation's president, secretary, treasurer or other proper officer duly authorized so to act, or by any of its directors, or by any incorporator in the event its board of directors shall not have been elected (Title 8 Chapter 5 § 502 (a) ).

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Annual Report

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

You must file online.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by March 1. The first report is due in the calendar year following initial registration.

Law:

Delaware Code Title 8 Ch. 5 § 501

Penalties:

$200 fee if not filed on time.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Certificate of Status

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Certification Memo Request

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

To order an official certificate of good standing, submit a Certification Request Memo by mail or use Document Upload Service.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Qualification of Foreign Corporation

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Qualification of Foreign Corporation

Agency Fee:

$245

Law:

8 DE Code § 371

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Registration of Foreign LLC

Agency:Delaware Department of State - Division of Corporations
Form:

Certificate of Registration of Foreign Limited Liability Company

Agency Fee:

$200

Law:

6 DE Code § 18-902

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence dated within 6 months.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

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