Florida articles of incorporation are filed to create a corporation.
Preparing and filing your articles of incorporation is the first step in starting your business corporation. (If you are starting a nonprofit corporation, click here.) Approval of this document secures your corporate name and creates the legal entity of the corporation. Only after this approval can the corporation apply for tax IDs, obtain business licenses, sign contracts, and otherwise conduct business.
Incorporating provides many important benefits:
We will prepare and file your articles of incorporation as follows:
|Agency:||Florida Department of State - Division of Corporations|
Mail or online
~1-3 days online. ~8-17 days by mail
When filing by mail, provide the state-prescribed cover letter, the original articles, and a copy of the articles.
We're specialists in incorporation and compliance. We focus solely on corporate compliance, and the state-specific expertise to provide you best-in-industry service at a competitive rate.
A compliance specialists will work with you 1-on-1 to prepare and file your articles of incorporation. You can also rely on your specialist for other services to help you set up and maintain a compliant corporation.Incorporate Now
As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to Florida. Your specialist will help you tailor articles of incorporation to your state.
Filing fees depend on your individual situation. We do our best to calculate your filing fees upfront and collect those fees today so we can get started. Your specialist will determine your exact filing fees and invoice additional fees if required.
Government fees paid separately may incur a 3% convenience charge.