Alabama Merger Information

Mergers are business agreements designed to combine two or more entities into a single surviving entity. This process is complex and typically involves filing applications with several government agencies. See the information below for details on filing merger documents with the secretary of state.

Structure Domestic / Foreign Filing Info Fee

Corporation

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Limited Liability Company

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Nonprofit Corporation

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Professional Corporation

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Limited Partnership

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Limited Liability Partnership

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Limited Liability Limited Partnership

All Alabama Secretary of State - Business Services Division

Certificate of Merger

Mail only

$100 for standard service or $200 for expedited filing.

Acquisition - When one company purchases ownership of another company.

Consolidation - Occurs when two or more companies merge and a new entity is formed as a result. (Some states now classify consolidations as mergers for filings purposes.)

Merger - When two or more companies combine and one of the companies becomes the surviving entity.

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