Georgia Annual Registration Filing Instructions

What is the cost to file the Georgia Annual Report?

GA Corporations and Nonprofits-domestic and foreign: $50
GA LLCs-domestic and foreign: $50
GA LPs, LLPs, LLLPs-domestic and foreign: $50
GA Charity Biennial Renewal fee: $20

How to file your Georgia Corporations Division annual registration:

Corporations, LLCs, and LPs have to file an annual registration with the Georgia Secretary of State, Corporations Division.

It is simple to file your Georgia annual report online, especially if you are not making any changes. Follow the link below and enter your Georgia Control Number, which you can find on your annual report reminder or by doing a name search for your business.

You can choose to mail in the paper form. It is just the bottom portion of the annual registration that you send back. The Secretary of State will send this to you, but if you need a new annual registration form, you can create one on their website at the link below.

Are there initial report requirements in Georgia?

When starting a business in Georgia, you may have to file an initial report with the Secretary of State.

Georgia nonprofits, and Georgia PCs must file an initial annual report within 90 days of incorporation. All other business entities in Georgia have no initial report requirements.

When is the Georgia Annual Report Due?

All Georgia LLCs, LPs, LLPs, LLLPs, and corporations, both domestic and foreign, file reports annually between January 1st and April 1st.

Charities are required to have a separate registration with the Secretary of State, Securities Division. The registration must be renewed by the registration anniversary date of the charity every two years.

Late fees?

If you file the annual report after April 1st you will have to pay a $25 late fee.

How do I get notified?

Georgia Secretary of State mails you a reminder. Charities receive the actual renewal form in the mail one month ahead of due date.

If you sign up for our Georgia registered agent service, Northwest will send you annual report filing reminders.

Who can file Georgia annual reports?

Any authorized person can file the annual report.


Office of Secretary of State
Annual Registration Filings
PO Box 23038
Columbus, Georgia 31902-3038
Phone: (404) 656-2817

Professional Licensing
Boards and Securities Division
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Phone: (478) 207-2440

File Renewal Online

Charities Registration