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Foreign Qualification 50-State Reference Chart

This reference chart contains the state fees and processing speeds to foreign qualify a corporation, LLC, or nonprofit corporation in each state. Click on the links to get more information for any state.

The processing options listed below are the most common, however some states have even faster processing available at higher fees. Many states offer an in-person filing option. We provide fully-managed foreign qualification service to register a business quickly in any state and have local offices in each state to expedite as needed. To get discuss the most economical filing to meet your deadlines, contact an Account Manager or call us at 1-888-995-5895.

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Alabama

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  • 1 week - $260
  • 3 business days - $260
  • 1 week - $260

Alaska

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  • 1-2 business days - $350
  • 1-2 business days - $350
  • 1-2 business days - $50

Arizona

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  • 3-5 business days - $360
  • 3 weeks - $210
  • 3-5 business days - $335
  • 3 weeks - $185
  • 3-5 business days - $360
  • 3 weeks - $210

Arkansas

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  • 1 business day - $270
  • 1 business day - $270
  • 1 business day - $270

California

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  • 3-4 weeks - $100
  • 2-3 business days - $615
  • 3-4 weeks - $70
  • 2-3 business days - $585
  • 3-4 weeks - $30
  • 2-3 business days - $545

Colorado

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  • 1 business day - $100
  • 1 business day - $100
  • 1 business day - $100

Connecticut

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  • 1.5 -2 weeks - $385
  • 1 week - $435
  • 2 business days - $585
  • 1.5 - 2 weeks - $120
  • 1 week - $170
  • 2 business days - $320
  • 1.5 - 2 weeks - $40
  • 1 week - $90
  • 2 business days - $240

Delaware

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  • 3 weeks - $245
  • 1 week - $295
  • <1 business day - $845
  • 3 weeks - $200
  • 1 week - $250
  • <1 business day - $800
  • 3 weeks - $245
  • 1 week - $295
  • <1 business day - $845

District of Columbia

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  • 2-3 business weeks - $220
  • 2 business days - $320
  • 1 week - $270
  • 2-3 business weeks - $220
  • 2 business days - $320
  • 1 week - $270
  • 2-3 business weeks - $80
  • 2 business days - $180
  • 1 week - $130

Florida

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  • 2-3 weeks - $70
  • 2 business days - $220
  • 2-3 weeks - $125
  • 2 business days - $275
  • 2-3 weeks - $70
  • 2 business days - $220

Georgia

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  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475
  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475
  • 3-5 business days - $325
  • 1-2 days - $475

Hawaii

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  • 3 weeks - $51
  • 1 week - $76
  • 3 weeks - $51
  • 1 week - $76
  • 3 weeks - $26
  • 1 week - $51

Idaho

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  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 1 week - $120
  • 1-2 business days - $270

Illinois

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  • 4 weeks - $225
  • 1-2 business days - $425
  • 4 weeks - $550
  • 1-2 business days - $750
  • 4 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $300

Indiana

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  • 2-3 weeks - $125
  • 1-2 business days - $275
  • 2-3 weeks - $125
  • 1-2 business day - $275
  • 2-3 weeks - $75
  • 1-2 business days - $225

Iowa

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  • 3 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $275
  • 3 weeks - $100
  • 1-2 business days - $275
  • 3 weeks - $25
  • 1-2 business days - $200

Kansas

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  • 2-3 weeks - $115
  • 2 business days - $285
  • 2-3 weeks - $165
  • 2 business days - $340
  • 2-3 weeks - $115
  • 2 business days - $285

Kentucky

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  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240
  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240
  • 3 weeks - $90
  • 1-2 business days - $240

Louisiana

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  • 2 business days - $155
  • 2 business days - $180
  • 2 business days - $155

Maine

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  • 1 month - $250
  • 2 business days - $500
  • 1 month - $250
  • 2 business days - $500
  • 1 month - $45
  • 2 business days - $295

Maryland

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  • 1-2 business days - $160
  • 1-2 business days - $160
  • 1-2 business days - $160

Massachusetts

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  • 2 business days - $390
  • 2 business days - $520
  • 2 business days - $390

Michigan

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  • 1.5 weeks - $60
  • 2 business days - $110
  • 1.5 weeks - $50
  • 2 business days - $150
  • 1.5 weeks - $20
  • 2 business days - $70

Minnesota

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  • 1 business day - $220
  • 1 business day - $205
  • 1 business day - $70

Mississippi

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  • 1 business day - $540
  • 1 business day - $285
  • 1 business day - $135

Missouri

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  • 1-2 weeks - $155
  • 2 business days - $330
  • 1-2 weeks - $105
  • 2 business days - $280
  • 1-2 weeks - $25
  • 2 business days - $200

Montana

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  • 3 weeks - $70
  • 1-2 business days - $240
  • 3 weeks - $70
  • 1-2 business days - $240
  • 3 weeks - $20
  • 1-2 business days - $190

Nebraska

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  • 3-4 business days - $160
  • 3-4 business days - $130
  • 3-4 business days - $40

Nevada

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  • 1 week - $75
  • 2 business days - $250
  • 1 week - $75
  • 2 business days - $250
  • 1 week - $50
  • 2 business days - $225

New Hampshire

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  • 2-3 business days - $105
  • 2-3 business days - $105
  • 2-3 business days - $30

New Jersey

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  • 1-2 business days - $142
  • 1-2 business days - $142
  • 1-2 business days - $142

New Mexico

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  • 5 weeks - $200
  • 2 business days - $500
  • 1.5 weeks - $300
  • 5 weeks - $100
  • 2 business days - $400
  • 1.5 weeks - $200
  • 5 weeks - $25
  • 2 business days - $325
  • 1.5 weeks - $125

New York

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  • 1 week - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $450
  • 1 week - $275
  • 1-2 business days - $475
  • 1 week - $160
  • 1-2 business days - $360

North Carolina

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  • 2-3 weeks - $252
  • 3-5 business days - $352
  • 1-2 business days - $452
  • 2-3 weeks - $252
  • 3-5 business days - $352
  • 1-2 business days - $452
  • 2-3 weeks - $127
  • 3-5 business days - $227
  • 1-2 business days - $327

North Dakota

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  • 5 weeks - $145
  • 5 weeks - $135
  • 5 weeks - $50

Ohio

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  • 2-3 weeks - $99
  • 2-3 business days - $349
  • 2-3 weeks - $99
  • 2-3 business days - $349
  • 2-3 weeks - $99
  • 2-3 business days - $349

Oklahoma

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  • 2 business days - $315
  • 2 business days - $315
  • 2 business days - $315

Oregon

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  • 2 weeks - $280
  • 1-2 business days - $430
  • 2 weeks - $280
  • 1-2 business days - $430
  • 2 weeks - $55
  • 1-2 business days - $205

Pennsylvania

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  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525
  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525
  • 3 weeks - $250
  • 1-2 business days - $525

Rhode Island

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  • 2 weeks - $310
  • 1-2 business days - $460
  • 2 weeks - $150
  • 1-2 business days - $300
  • 2 weeks - $50
  • 1-2 business days - $200

South Carolina

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  • 3-4 weeks - $135
  • 1-2 business days - $310
  • 3-4 weeks - $110
  • 1-2 business days - $285
  • 3-4 weeks - $10
  • 1-2 business days - $185

South Dakota

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  • 1 month - $750
  • 2 weeks - $805
  • 2-3 business days - $955
  • 1 month - $750
  • 2 weeks - $805
  • 2-3 business days - $955
  • 1 month - $125
  • 2 weeks - $180
  • 2-3 business days - $330

Tennessee

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  • 2-3 weeks - $600
  • 1 business day - $750
  • 2-3 weeks - $300
  • 1 business day - $450
  • 2-3 weeks - $600
  • 1 business day - $750

Texas

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  • 1 week - $775
  • 1 week - $775
  • 1 week - $28

Utah

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  • 3 weeks - $75
  • 2 business days - $175
  • 3 weeks - $75
  • 2 business days - $175
  • 3 weeks - $35
  • 2 business days - $135

Vermont

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  • 1 business day - $125
  • 1 business day - $125
  • 1 business day - $125

Virginia

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  • 5-6 weeks - $75
  • 3-4 business days - $325
  • 5-6 weeks - $100
  • 3-4 business days - $350
  • 5-6 weeks - $75
  • 3-4 business days - $325

Washington

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  • 1 month - $180
  • 2-3 business days - $350
  • 1 month - $180
  • 2-3 business days - $350
  • 1 month - $30
  • 2-3 business days - $200

West Virginia

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  • 2 weeks - $100
  • 2 business days - $250
  • 2 weeks - $150
  • 2 business days - $300
  • 2 weeks - $50
  • 2 business days - $200

Wisconsin

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  • 1 week - $125
  • 1 week - $125
  • 1 week - $70

Wyoming

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  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 2-3 weeks - $100
  • 2-3 weeks - $25

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