New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division


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Contact Information

Physical address:
State House Annex, Room 317
25 Capitol Street, 3rd Floor
Concord, NH 3301

Mailing address:
N.H. Department of State - Corporations Division
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301-4989

Phone: 603-271-3246

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporate@sos.nh.gov

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the New Hampshire 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 Fee

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100. +$2 to file online.

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Law:

New Hampshire Statutes Title 28 Ch. 304-A:47

Penalties:

$50 late fee.

Fact Checked:2/15/21

Annual Report

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Enter your business ID and click 'Create Blank Form'

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100. +$2 to file online.

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Law:

New Hampshire Statutes Title 27 Ch. 293-A:16.21

Penalties:

$50 late fee.

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Certificate of Good Standing

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Certificate of Good Standing

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person or online.

Agency Fee:

$5 or $30 for expedited filing.

Notes:

Mail a letter with the entity name, address, phone number, name of contact person, and filing fee to the corporation division.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

Foreign Qualification

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Form 40 Application for Certificate of Authority for a Foreign Corporation

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Law:

RSA § 293-A:15.01

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

Return

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Mailed from the New Hampshire Secretary of State to your principal address on record.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

By December 31 every 5 years following 2015. 

Law:

New Hampshire Statutes Title 27 Ch. 292:25

Penalties:

No late fee. Nonprofit may be dissolved or revoked.

Fact Checked:1/11/21

Trade Name

Agency:New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division
Form:

Trade Name Registration

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$50

Is registration mandatory?:

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

Law:

New Hampshire Statutes § 349-1

County Level Filing:

Filing is not required at the county level.

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

Registration of a trade name does not by itself confer ownership rights.

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

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