Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau


Please Note

We are a service company that can help you file with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Physical address:
4822 Madison Yards Way
North Tower
Madison, WI 53705

Mailing address:
Box 93348
Milwaukee, WI 53293

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

Web: Home Name search Forms File online
Email: DFICorporations@dfi.wisconsin.gov

Corporate Filings

We track the following filings with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau 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:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Use the form that WDFI mailed your registered agent or file online. Annual report forms are not available for downloading from the WDFI website. Call (608) 261-7577 to request a replacement form.

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Turnaround:

About 5 business days.

Due:

Annually by the end of the registration anniversary quarter. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on February 15, then your annual report is due every year by the end of the first quarter on March 31. The due dates are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31.

Law:

Wisconsin Stat. § 181.1622

Notes:
  • Anyone with authority may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.

Certificate of Authority Application

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Form 21 Foreign Business Corporation - Certificate of Authority Application and/or Amended Certificate

Agency Fee:

$100 minimum fee + $3 for every $1,000 of a for-profit corporation’s capital exceeding $60,000 employed or to be employed in Wisconsin.

Law:

WI Stat § 180.1503

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

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


Certificate of Registration

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Foreign Limited Liability Company Certificate of Registration Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Law:

WI Stat § 183.1004

Certified Copy Requirement:

Certified copies not required.

Certificate of Good Standing Requirement:

Good standing certificate not required.


Certificate of Status

Agency:Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Division of Corporate and Consumer Services - Corporations Bureau
Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$10

Notes:

Use the online system to find your entity and order a certificate of status.


Related Government Agencies

Explore other Wisconsin government agencies we can help you stay compliant with:


Order Registered Agent Service

In my opinion, their "Human Touch" element is what really makes this company stand out! I wouldn't go anywhere else!
JanaeLaw Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, PC
It's awesome to know that Harbor Compliance is looking out for my customers' best interests and will only do what's right for them.
RyanFOUR16 CPA
© 2012 - 2022 Harbor Compliance. All rights reserved. Harbor Compliance does not provide tax, financial, or legal advice. Use of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship. Harbor Compliance is not acting as your attorney and does not review information you provide to us for legal accuracy or sufficiency. Access to our website is subject to our Terms of Use and Service Agreement.