New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code


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Contact Information

Physical address:
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231

Mailing address:
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231

Phone: 518-473-2492
Fax: Information unit 518-473-1654 or Document review

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: corporations@dos.ny.gov

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code 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

Not required



Domestic and foreign New York nonprofits are not required to file an annual/biennial corporate report with the New York Department of State.


Application for Authority

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Form:

Application for Authority

Agency Fee:

$225

Law:

NY Bus Corp L § 1301

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Certificate of existence dated within the last year or, if your state doesn't issue certificates, a certified copy of your articles of incorporation and amendments.

Fact Checked:3/25/21

Assumed Name

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Form:

Certificate of Assumed Name

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$25 for LLCs and limited partnerships. Corporation fees are $25 + $100 for each county within New York City and $25 for each county outside of New York City.

Is registration mandatory?:

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

County Level Filing:

Sole-proprietorships, general partnerships, and limited liability partnerships file at the county level. All other entities file with the department of state.

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

Registration of an assumed name does not offer name protection.

Notes:
  • Publication of registration is not required in New York.
Fact Checked:7/1/21

Biennial Statement

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Form:

The form is mailed from the New York Department of State to your principal office or registered agent.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$9

Due:

Biennially by the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your biennial report is due every two years by March 31.

Law:

New York Code - Business Corporation § 408.

Penalties:

No late fee. Your corporation loses 'good standing' and is publicly marked 'delinquent' in the Department of State records. Your business can be dissolved or revoked.

Notes:
  • An officer, member, or manager may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:1/11/21

Certificate of Status

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Agency Fee:

$25

Notes:

File a written request for a certificate of status by fax or mail. The request must contain: a statement specifically requesting a certificate, the exact entity name, the ID number of the entity, a statement indicating a request for either normal or expedited processing, and a mailing address where the certificate will be sent.

Fact Checked:3/23/21

LLP Statement

Agency:New York Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Every 5 years by the anniversary of initial registration.

Law:

New York Code - PTR § 121-1500.

Notes:

The LLP Statement form is automatically mailed to the address of the principal office of the RLLP or NYRFLLP. The LLP Statement is mailed two months prior to the due date.

Fact Checked:2/15/21

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