Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division


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Contact Information

Physical address:
600 West Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Phone: 573-751-4153 or 866-223-6535, Opt 2

Web: Home Name search Company search Forms File online
Email: info@sos.mo.gov

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division 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.

Annual Report

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Find your company record to print your registration report form.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$20 + $1.25 credit card fee online or $45 through the mail

Due:

Annually by the end of the 3rd month following the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due by June 30. Corporations that registered prior to July 1, 2003 instead file annually at the end of the month indicated on their last annual report.

Law:

Missouri Statutes § 351.120.1.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

$15 per 30 days late.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Annual report due dates can be changed to the end of whichever month the entity prefers with a separate filing.
  • Annual reports can also be converted to biennial filings. Corporations that registered in even-numbered years can only convert to biennial reporting during even-numbered years and corporations registered in odd-numbered years can only convert to biennial reporting during odd-numbered years.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Application for Registration

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Application for Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Company (LLC 4)

Agency Fee:

$105

Law:

MO Rev Stat § 347.153

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$10

Notes:

Use the organization search feature to find your entity and order a certificate of good standing.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Fictitious Name

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Creation, Renewal, Correction, and Amendment of Fictitious Name

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

$7

Is registration mandatory?:

Filing a fictitious name registration is required for any person or entity intending to conduct business under an assumed name.

Law:

MO RS § 417.200

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

Does registration prevent others from using the name I choose?:

Registration of a fictitious name does not confer ownership rights. More than one company can use the same fictitious name.

Notes:
  • Publication of registration is not required in Missouri.
Fact Checked:3/17/17

Foreign Qualification

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Application for Certificate of Authority for a Foreign For-Profit Corporation (Corp. 42)

Agency Fee:

$155

Law:

MO Rev Stat § 351.572

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence, or certificate of good standing, dated within 60 days.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Foreign Registration Renewal

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Application for Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$105 plus $50 for each additional partner added but not more than $205

Due:

Annually by the registration anniversary date.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Initial Report

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Find your company record to print your registration report form.

Filing Method:

Mail or Online.

Agency Fee:

$20 online. $45 mail.

Due:

Within 30 days of registration/authorization.

Law:

Missouri Statutes § 351.120.1.

Penalties:

$15 per 30 days late.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • You may elect to convert from an annual to biennial report during any odd-numbered year.
  • While the report is officially due within 30 days of registration, the standard practice of the Secretary of State has been to extend this due date to within 3 months after the end of the month of registration.
Fact Checked:4/14/21

Registration Renewal

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Application for Registration of a Limited Liability Partnership (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$105 plus $50 for each additional partner added but not more than $205

Due:

Annually by the registration anniversary date.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Registration Report

Agency:Missouri Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Find your company record to print your registration report form.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$10 + $1.25 credit card fee online or $15 through the mail

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Law:

Missouri Revised Statutes § 355.856.1

Penalties:

$15 fee for late submissions.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

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