INSTRUCTIONS: DE LLC CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION
This form is required in forming a limited liability company within the state of Delaware. Before filling out this form, you’re advised to reserve a name for the LLC and recruit a registered agent.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 1”
Provide the name of the limited liability company in the first section of this form. If you want to reserve the name of the LLC before filing this form, it will cost $75.00 and last for 120 days. You can reserve the LLC’s name online. Make sure the name of the LLC meets state requirements.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 2”
Provide the address for LLC’s registered office in the state of Delaware. Provide the street address, city, and zip code. Provide the name of the registered agent on the fourth line of second section. The registered agent can be an individual or corporation.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 3”
If the limited liability company has a forecasted date of dissolution, provide the specific date in the third section of this form. If there is no date of dissolution, leave this section blank.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 4”
The fourth section is used to address any other matters the members of the LLC wish to bring forward. If additional space is needed, attach a separate sheet.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 5”
The authorized persons of the limited liability company need to date and sign the bottom of this form. Make sure to print the names below the signatures.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 6”
The filing fee for this form is $90.00. If you request a certified copy, you need to send an additional $50. Make the check payable to the Delaware Secretary of State. You can contact the Secretary of State for more information by calling (302) 739-3073.
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 7”
Send the completed forms and fees to the following address:
Division of Corporations
John G. Townsend Building
401 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
“DE LLC Certificate of Formation Step 8”
An LLC in the state of Delaware does not have to file an annual report. However, a limited liability company will still have to pay a tax of $250.00 annually. The tax needs paid by the 1st of June every year.