What does it cost to register a foreign LLC in Delaware?
The DE LLC filing fee is $200. For an additional $100 Northwest Registered Agent will prepare and submit the filing for you.
$50 additional for 24 business hour expedited processing, but you won't receive your processed filing in the mail from DE for about a week. For an additional $75 we can do same-day filing for you and have it uploaded into your online account the next business day.
$100 additional for same day expedited processing.
How long does it take for the state to process the Delaware Application for Registration?
Normal Processing: 3 weeks, plus additional time for mailing.
In Person Processing: 3 weeks.
Expedited Processing: same day or 24 business hour services are available.
Northwest Registered Agent Processing: Same day by email.
How will I get verification of registration back from Delaware?
A stamped “filed” copy of your submitted document will be returned to you by mail.
What forms do I file with Delaware to register my out of state LLC?
A cover letter with your name, address and phone/fax number is requested. The Certificate of Registration of a foreign limited liability company form is required.
What do I need from my home state?
Attach a 'Certificate of Good Standing' no more than 6 months old.
Will I need an Delaware registered agent for my LLC?
Yes, when you hire Northwest as your registered agent, it's a flat rate yearly price of $125 a year, you'll have an online account that tracks your report due dates, which states you are registered in, when your yearly service with us is up, and any documents we receive locally for you are uploaded into your account immediately for complete viewing. If or when you get served with a lawsuit, we can email up to 4 people and your attorney at the same time for real time complete viewing of a lawsuit. You'll receive annual report reminders. It's the same price every year, and there are no weird fees or cancellation fees.
You'll also see all the pre-populated forms and specific filing instructions on the thank you page, in your online account, and they will be emailed to you immediately upon signing up for 1 year of registered agent service.
Does the Delaware registered agent need to sign the filing?
How can I file the Delaware Application for Registration?
By mail, fax or in person.
What is the state agency that accepts the out of state registration?
Delaware Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street, Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901
Do the signatures on the Delaware LLC application need to be original?
Who has to sign the foreign LLC filing?
An authorized member or manager.
Are there any weird things about registering in Delaware?
No, foreign LLC filings are straight forward in DE.
Are there ongoing Delaware annual report and/or initial reporting requirements?
Annual reports are due June 1st.
What are your fees?
You'll need to have an Delaware registered agent. We charge $125 a year to act as your registered agent in Delaware. It's a flat rate, once a year fee, and includes more than other registered agents. Here's a little more about our registered agent service.
We charge a $100 one-time filing service fee if you would like us to obtain the certificates needed from your home state, and register your company in any state you choose. We have offices in every state and can act as your registered agent and make your filings for you in any state. If you would like to register with multiple states at once, we can usually drop our filing service fee down.