North Dakota Articles of Organization

Articles of organization form your North Dakota LLC.

Preparing and filing your articles of organization is the first step in starting your limited liability company (LLC). Approval of this document secures your business name and creates the legal entity of the LLC. Only after this approval can you obtain a Federal Tax ID (EIN), open a bank account, sign contracts, and otherwise conduct business.

Benefits

Incorporating provides many important benefits:

  • Limits the liability of the members (owners) and managers
  • Fulfills statutory requirements to register your business name
  • Adds credibility

Fast Facts

Agency:North Dakota Secretary of State
Form:

LLC Articles of Organization (SFN 58701)

Instructions:

State of North Dakota New Business Registration Forms

Filing Method:

Mail or fax

Agency Fee:

$135

Turnaround:

~30 days. No expedite options available.

Law:

N.D.C.C. c10-32 Limited Liability Company Act

Notes:

Formation requirements differ for Farming LLCs and Professional LLCs.

Fact Checked:6/13/17
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