Virginia Annual Registration / Annual Report

Learn when and how to file a report in Virginia

Annual and biennial reports are entity information updates typically filed with the Secretary of State. Depending on the state and entity type, report due dates and fees vary. See the table below for information on filing a report in Virginia.

For Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

A form pre-printed with your company information is mailed to you as a reminder. In addition, you may request an annual report form.

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

Depends on number of authorized shares: $100 - $1,700

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

Virginia Code § 13.1-775.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

Late fee of 10% or $10, whichever is greater. Your business can be dissolved or revoked at 4 months late.

Notes:
  • An officer or director may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Assessment of Annual Registration Fee

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

Virginia Code § 13.1-1062.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business may be dissolved or revoked at 3 months late.

Notes:
  • No Annual Report is required for LLCs, just Annual Registration
  • An officer or director may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

A form pre-printed with your company information is mailed to you as a reminder. In addition, you may request an annual report form.

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

Code of Virginia § 13.1-936

Penalties:

$10 late fee. Your business can be dissolved or revoked at 4 months late.

Notes:
  • An officer or director may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
  • Reports with changes to director or officer information cannot be submitted online.
Fact Checked:8/6/20

For Professional Corporations:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

A form pre-printed with your company information is mailed to you as a reminder. In addition, you may request an annual report form.

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

Depends on number of authorized shares: $100 - $1,700

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Law:

Virginia Code § 13.1-775.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Penalties:

Late fee of 10% or $10, whichever is greater. Your business can be dissolved or revoked at 4 months late.

Notes:
  • An officer or director may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/19

For Professional LLCs:

Agency:Virginia State Corporation Commission
Form:

Notice of Assessment of Annual Registration Fee

Filing Method:

Mail, in-person, or online.

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

By the end of the registration anniversary month. So if you incorporated or foreign-qualified on March 15, then your annual report is due every year by March 31.

Penalties:

$25 late fee. Your business may be dissolved or revoked at 3 months late.

Notes:
  • No Annual Report is required for LLCs, just Annual Registration
  • An officer or director may file.
  • Original signatures are not required.
Fact Checked:9/10/18

For Limited Partnerships:

Not required



More information: Virginia State Corporation Commission
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