Nonprofit articles of incorporation is the document filed to create a New Mexico nonprofit corporation.
Preparing and filing your articles of incorporation is the first step in starting your nonprofit corporation. Approval of this document secures your corporate name and creates the legal entity of the nonprofit. Only after this approval can you apply for 501c, apply for fundraising licenses, open a bank account, and otherwise conduct business.
Incorporating provides many important benefits:
|Agency:||New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau|
Mail, in-person, or fax
$25 + optional $100-150 expedite fee
~3 months. ~2 business days for $100 expedite fee. ~1 business day for $150 expedite fee.
As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to New Mexico, keep in mind: