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When submitting the forms to our office, please note that we may only accept single-sided, 8.5 x 11 sheets of paper as the documents are all scanned and imaged into our database after being processed.  

Please make checks and money orders payable to “Ohio Secretary of State.”

Send non-expedite filings to the P.O. Box Number as listed in the table below, Columbus, OH 43216

Send multiple filings to:  P.O. Box 788 Columbus, OH 43216

Send overnight express packages to: Secretary of State, Business Services Division, 180 E. Broad St., 16th Floor Columbus, OH 43215 

All filings EXCEPT Certifications, Certified Copies and UCC filings can be expedited. Expedite filings require an additional fee which is stated within the instruction page of each of the forms below and may be taken to the Client Service Center, or mailed to P.O. Box 1390, Columbus, OH 43216 (mark envelopes as EXPEDITE).

Domestic (Ohio) Business Entities

Domestic For-Profit Corporation Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Initial Articles of Incorporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Initial Articles of Incorporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

532A

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Certificate of Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

540

File Certificate of Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)
$50.00 561
File Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525A

Domestic Nonprofit Corporation Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Initial Articles of Incorporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Initial Articles of Incorporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

532B

File Certificate of Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

541

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Certificate of Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

560

File Continued Existence of Nonprofit Corporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Continued Existence of Nonprofit Corporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

522

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525B

File Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525A

Domestic Professional Associations Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Initial Articles of Incorporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Initial Articles of Incorporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

532C

File Certificate of Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

540

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525A

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525B

File Certificate of Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)
$50.00 561
File Biennial Report Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Biennial Report (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

520

Domestic Limited Liability Company Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Articles of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Articles of Organization for a Domestic Limited Liability Company (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

533A

File Domestic Limited Liability Company Certificate of Amendment or Restatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Domestic Limited Liability Company Certificate of Amendment or Restatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

543A

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Dissolution of Limited Liability Company/Cancellation of Foreign LLC Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Dissolution of Limited Liability Company/Cancellation of Foreign LLC (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

562

Domestic Partnerships Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Statement of Partnership Authority Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Partnership Authority (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

535

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central (Agent Resignation Only)(opens in a new window)
Download Statutory Agent Update - Agent Resignation Only (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

File Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

545

File Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

566

File Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

567

Domestic Limited Partnership Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Certificate of Limited Partnership Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Limited Partnership (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

531A

File Certificate of Amendment / Restatement / Correction of Certificate of Limited Partnership at Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment / Restatement / Correction of Certificate of Limited Partnership (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

542

File Certificate of Disclaimer of General Partners Status / Certificate of Cancellation of Disclaimer of General Partner Status Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Disclaimer of General Partners Status / Certificate of Cancellation of Disclaimer of General Partner Status (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

570

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Certificate of Limited Partnership Cancellation / Limited Partnership Cancellation Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Limited Partnership Cancellation / Limited Partnership Cancellation Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

563

Domestic Limited Liability Partnership (ORC 1776) Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Statement of Domestic Qualification Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Domestic Qualification (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

536

File Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

545

File Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

566

File Biennial Report Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Biennial Report (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

520

File Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

567

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525B

Domestic Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Agent Notification Form for Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations Online at Ohio Business Central
Agent Notification Form for Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

580

File Notice of Dissolution for Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Notice of Dissolution for Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

581

Foreign (Non Ohio) Business Entities

Foreign For-Profit Corporation Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File ForeignFor-Profit Corporation Application for License Online at Ohio Business Central
Download ForeignFor-Profit Corporation Application for License (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

530A

File Certificate of Amendment to Foreign Corporation Application for License Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment to Foreign Corporation Application for License (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

565

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525A

File Certificate of Surrender of Foreign Licensed Corporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Surrender of Foreign Licensed Corporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

564

Statement of Foreign Entity to Qualify under an Assumed Name(PDF)(opens in a new window)

$0.00

591

File Statement Under 1703.1 Online at Ohio Business Central
Statement Under 1703.17 (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

592

Foreign Nonprofit Corporation Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File ForeignNonprofit Corporation Application for License Online at Ohio Business Central
Download ForeignNonprofit Corporation Application for License (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

530B

File Certificate of Amendment to Foreign Corporation Application for License Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment to Foreign Corporation Application for License (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

565

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525B

File Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement & Appointment of Agent (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525A

File Certificate of Surrender of Foreign Licensed Corporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Surrender of Foreign Licensed Corporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

564

Statement of Foreign Entity to Qualify under an Assumed Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$0.00

591

File Continued Existence of Nonprofit Corporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Continued Existence of Nonprofit Corporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

522

Statement Under 1703.17 (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

592

Foreign Registration of Corporation Name Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Registrationof Corporation Name Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Registrationof Corporation Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$39.00/
$25.00

530C

Foreign Limited Liability Company Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Company Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Registration of a Foreign Limited Liability Company (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

533B

File Foreign Limited Liability Company Certificate of Correction Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Foreign Limited Liability Company Certificate of Correction (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

543B

File Certificate of Dissolution of Limited Liability Company/Cancellation of Foreign LLC Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Dissolution of Limited Liability Company/Cancellation of Foreign LLC (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

562

Foreign Partnership Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Statement of Partnership Authority Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Partnership Authority (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

535

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

File Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

545

File Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

566

File Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

567

Foreign Limited Partnership Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Certificate of Foreign Limited Partnership Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Foreign Limited Partnership (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

531B

File Certificate of Amendment / Restatement / Correction of Certificate of Limited Partnership Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Amendment / Restatement / Correction of Certificate of Limited Partnership (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

542

File Certificate of Disclaimer of General Partners Status / Certificate of Cancellation of Disclaimer of General Partner Status Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Disclaimer of General Partners Status / Certificate of Cancellation of Disclaimer of General Partner Status (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

570

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

Multiple Agent Name and Address Change (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

526

File Certificate of Limited Partnership Cancellation / Limited Partnership Cancellation Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Certificate of Limited Partnership Cancellation / Limited Partnership Cancellation Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

563

Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (ORC 1776) Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Statement of Foreign Qualification Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Foreign Qualification (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

537

File Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Amendment / Cancellation of Partnership Statement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

545

File Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Correction (Corrected Statement) (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

566

File Biennial Report Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Biennial Report (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

520

File Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statement of Denial / Dissociation / Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

567

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

525B

Cooperatives

Cooperative Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Initial Articles of Incorporation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Initial Articles of Incorporation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

600

File Certificate of Amendment Online at Ohio Business Central
Certificate of Amendment (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

601

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

File Reinstatement Online at Ohio Business Central
Reinstatement (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$10.00

602

File Dissolution Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Dissolution (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

603

Name Registrations

Trade Name Registration Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Name Registration Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Name Registration (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$39.00

534A

File Trade Name or Fictitious Name Registration Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Trade Name or Fictitious Name Registration (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

524A

File Renewal Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Renewal (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

523A

File Change of Registrant Name Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Change of Registrant Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

558

Ficticious Name Registration Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Name Registration Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Name Registration (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$39.00

534A

File Trade Name or Fictitious Name Registration Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Trade Name or Fictitious Name Registration Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

524A

File Renewal Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Renewal (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

523A

File Change of Registrant Name Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Change of Registrant Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

558

Name Reservation Registration Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Name Reservation/Transfer/Cancellation Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Name Reservation/Transfer/Cancellation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$39.00/$25.00

534B

Foreign Nationally / Federally Chartered Banks

Foreign Nationally / Federally Chartered Bank Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Notification for a Corporation That is a Bank, Savings Bank, or Savings and Loan Association Chartered Under the Laws of the United States Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Notification for a Corporation That is a Bank, Savings Bank, or Savings and Loan Association Chartered Under the Laws of the United States (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

552

Trademarks & Service Marks

 

Trademark / Service Mark Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Trademark or Service Mark Application Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Trademark/Service Mark Application (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$125.00

555

File Renewal Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Renewal (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

523B

File Change of Registrant Name Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Change of Registrant Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

558

File Trademark or Service Mark Registration Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Trademark or Service Mark Registration (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

524B

Trusts

Business Trust Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

File Report of Operation of Business Trust Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Report of Operation of Business Trust (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

553

File Amendment to Report of Operation of Business Trust Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Amendment to Report of Operation of Business Trust (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

557

File Application for Exclusive Right to Name of Business Trust/Transfer of Business Trust Name Online at Ohio Business Central
Application and Transfer of Business Trust Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00/$25.00

544

File Resolution of Withdrawal of Business Trust Online at Ohio Business Central
Resolution of Withdrawal of Business Trust (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

559

Real Estate Investment Trust Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Report by Real Estate Investment Trust Online at Ohio Business Central
Report by Real Estate Investment Trust (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

556

File Statutory Agent Update Online at Ohio Business Central
Download Statutory Agent Update (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$25.00

521

File Amendment to Report of Real Estate Investment Trust and/or Trust Instrument Online at Ohio Business Central
Amendment to Report of Real Estate Investment Trust and/or Trust Instrument (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

568

File Surrender of Authority - Real Estate Investment Trust Online at Ohio Business Central
Surrender of Authority - Real Estate Investment Trust (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$50.00

569

Mergers, Consolidations & Conversions

Merger Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Certificate of Merger Online at Ohio Business Central
Certificate of Merger (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

551

Consolidation Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Certificate of Consolidation Online at Ohio Business Central
Certificate of Consolidation (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

550

Conversion Filing Forms

Form NameFeeForm #
File Certificate of Conversion: for Entities Converting WITHIN or OFF the Records of the Ohio Secretary of State Online at Ohio Business Central
Certificate of Conversion: for Entities Converting WITHIN or OFF the Records of the Ohio Secretary of State (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

700

File Certificate of Conversion: for Entities Converting INTO the Records of the Ohio Secretary of State Online at Ohio Business Central
Certificate of Conversion: for Entities Converting INTO the Records of the Ohio Secretary of State (PDF)(opens in a new window)

$99.00

800

Additional Forms

Additional Filing Forms

** $25.00 for a long form Good Standing and $5.00 for copies that contain over 100 pages.

Form NameFeeForm #
Consent for Use of Similar Name (PDF)(opens in a new window)

No Fee

590

Copy/Certificate Request (PDF)(opens in a new window)

**$5.00

500

Verified Oath to Submit Foreign Corporation Application for License (PDF)(opens in a new window) No Fee 593
Credit Card Authorization Form (PDF)(opens in a new window) No Fee 100

Share Fee Information

Shares Fee Information

++ Refers to fee schedule

The filing fee for corporations authorizing one to 990 shares is $99.00. This is the minimum fee. For corporations authorizing more than 990 shares, the following additional fees apply. Filing fees are calculated on a graduated scale. Nonprofit entities never calculate filing fees based on shares.

Use the Shares Calculator for assistance (XLS)(opens in a new window)

Number of sharesPrice per share
0 to 1,000

$.10 cents

1,001 to 10,000

$.05 cents

10,001 to 50,000

$.02 cents

50,001 to 100,000

$.01 cents

100,001 to 500,001

$.005 (1/2cents)

More than 500,000

$.0025 (1/4cents)