What does it cost to register a foreign LLC in Vermont?
$100 for normal processing.
How long does it take for the state to process the Vermont Application for Registration?
Normal Processing: 3-5 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
In Person Processing: 3-5 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will I get verification of registration back from Vermont?
You will receive a certificate and a file stamped copy by return mail.
What forms do I file with Vermont to register my out of state LLC?
The Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization form (in duplicate), the filing fee and a self-addressed envelope is required. A professional LLC must attach license information with this filing.
What do I need from my home state?
A Certificate of Good Standing.
Does it need to be an original copy?
How current does the certificate need to be?
It must be current within 30 days of filing.
Will I need an Vermont 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 Vermont registered agent need to sign the filing?
How can I file the Vermont Application for Registration?
By mail or in person.
What is the state agency that accepts the out of state registration?
Vermont Secretary of State
26 Terrace Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1104
Do the signatures on the Vermont LLC application need to be original?
Who has to sign the foreign LLC filing?
A member or manager must sign the form.
Are there any weird things about registering in Vermont?
A professional LLC must attach license information with this filing.
County filing or publication is not necessary, unless specifically required by the county in which your registered agent resides.
Are there ongoing Vermont annual report and/or initial reporting requirements?
Annual reports are due 2.5 months from the end of the fiscal year, which is usually March 15th.
What are your fees?
You'll need to have an Vermont registered agent. We charge $125 a year to act as your registered agent in Vermont. 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.