Washington D.C. 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

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Articles of Merger and Share Exchange of Domestic Business Corporation DBU-5

$220

Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Abandonment of A Merger or Share Exchange of Domestic Business Corporation DBU-6

$220

Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement or Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-7

$220

Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement of Abandonment of A Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-8

$220

Limited Liability Company

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement or Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-7

$220

Limited Liability Company

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement of Abandonment of A Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-8

$220

Limited Liability Partnership

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement or Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-7

$220

Limited Liability Partnership

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement of Abandonment of A Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-8

$220

Limited Partnership

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement or Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-7

$220

Limited Partnership

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement of Abandonment of A Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-8

$220

Nonprofit Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Articles of Merger or Membership Exchange of Domestic For-Profit Corporation DNP-4

$80

Nonprofit Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Abandonment of A Merger or Membership Exchange of Domestic Nonprofit Corporation DNP-5

$80

Professional Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Articles of Merger and Share Exchange of Domestic Business Corporation DBU-5

$220

Professional Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Abandonment of A Merger or Share Exchange of Domestic Business Corporation DBU-6

$220

Professional Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement or Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-7

$220

Professional Corporation

Domestic District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division

Statement of Abandonment of A Plan of Merger of Domestic Filing Entity GN-8

$220

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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