How to Change a Business Address for an LLC

By Anna Assad

You must change your limited liability company's business address if your main office is moving or otherwise unavailable. Official state paperwork and legal notices are sent to your LLC's registered address and if the address is wrong, you may not get important papers on time. Missing required state filing deadlines can result in penalties and the loss of your business license, and a delay in responding to legal notices may harm your company.

You must change your limited liability company's business address if your main office is moving or otherwise unavailable. Official state paperwork and legal notices are sent to your LLC's registered address and if the address is wrong, you may not get important papers on time. Missing required state filing deadlines can result in penalties and the loss of your business license, and a delay in responding to legal notices may harm your company.

Filing Online

Step 1

Locate the formation documents for the LLC (such as the articles of organization), tax paperwork showing the company's EIN (if the LLC has a federal tax identification number) and any business license the company has.

Ready to start your LLC? Start an LLC Online Now

Step 2

Visit the official website of each relevant state department to check if the name change process is available online. You must change the address in the state your LLC was formed in and any other state your company is authorized to do business in.

Step 3

Complete the online process. Have your formation, tax and license paperwork on hand to verify requested information. The exact information needed to complete the form varies by state, but generally includes your full business name, the old principal office address, the name and address of your registration license, the identification number on any business licenses the LLC has and the LLC's EIN, if any. Complete all online steps; verify you have inserted the new address correctly before submitting an online form.

Step 4

Pay the filing fee shown online. Use a credit or debit card. Fees vary by area, but average from $30 to $50 as of 2010.

Step 5

Submit your address change online. Print the confirmation for your records.

Filing By Mail

Step 1

Gather the LLC's formation, tax and license papers. Use the documents as reference when filing out the business address form to avoid mistakes.

Step 2

Contact the state department that the LLC's formation paperwork was filed in and any other business department in states where your LLC is authorized to do business. Ask what form is required to change the LLC's address. The exact form varies by state. Visit each state department's official website to check if you can download and print the necessary form.

Step 3

Fill out the paper form(s) completely and sign and date the document. Verify the information before inserting the documents into an envelope; double-check the new address. The information requested on the form varies by area, but typically includes the LLC's name, name and address of the registered agent and the old address of the main company office.

Step 4

Pay the filing fee shown in the form's instructions. Fill out a check or money order for a mail-in form. Make your payment method payable to the entity listed on the form's instructions. Fees vary by state, but typically range from $30 to $50 as of 2010.

Step 5

Mail the paper form to the address shown in the instructions. Include your payment method and any other requested documents. Make a copy for your records prior to mailing.

Ready to start your LLC? Start an LLC Online Now
How to Renew an LLC in Utah

References

Related articles

How to Change From a Corporation to a Sole Proprietorship

As your company progresses, you may decide that you would be more successful with a different business structure. Corporations are responsible for a number of taxes, fees and filing requirements that sole proprietorships are generally able to avoid. However, converting business structures is essentially a process of dissolving the corporation and creating a new sole proprietorship. You should carefully consider whether the tax consequences and the time commitment are worth changing your business structure.

Returning to Your Maiden Name After a Divorce in Pennsylvania

If you're divorcing in Pennsylvania, you may go back to your maiden name without going through a formal court process or getting a judge's signature. State law allows a divorcing spouse to take her maiden name back by filing a notice to resume use of a maiden surname. You may file the notice before or after the court issues a final divorce decree.

Name Change Requirements in the State of Illinois

In Illinois, you can change your name when getting married or divorced, but you can also change your name for other reasons. If you want to change your name outside of a marriage or divorce procedure, or you want to change the name of a minor child, you’ll have to go to court and complete paperwork and notification requirements before the name change can be finalized.

LLCs, Corporations, Patents, Attorney Help

Related articles

How to Change Your Name if a Marriage Certificate Does Not Have Your Married Name

Most people who change their name when they marry change their name on their marriage license, which makes the ...

How to Change the Address on a Texas PLLC Incorporation

A professional limited liability company in Texas is a limited liability company that engages in a professional ...

How to Change a Name on a Texas Driver's License

You’re not stuck with the name your parents gave you. You might change your surname because you got married or change ...

How to Fill Out DBA Forms

DBA is short for "doing business as." Sole proprietors and even larger companies may elect to operate under DBAs or ...

Browse by category
Ready to Begin? GET STARTED