Step by step guide to Ohio Corporation amendments
How to file an Ohio Corporation Amendment:
To make amendments to your Ohio Corporation, just fill out the Certificate of Amendment by Directors or Incorporators to Articles form (540) or the Certificate of Amendment by Shareholders or Members form (541).
Can you re-state the initial articles instead of filing an amendment?
Ohio doesn’t provide a form for restating corporate articles. You would make changes to your articles of incorporation by way of an amendment.
Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with an Ohio Corporation amendment?
Your corporate articles can be amended for any of the following reasons:
Change the corporate name
How much does an Ohio Corporation amendment cost?
To amend your corporation in Ohio, there is a $50 filing fee.
How long does it take the state to process an Ohio Corporation amendment?
Normal Processing: once received, 4-6 business days, plus additional time for return mailing.
How will the corporation amendment be returned?You will receive a confirmation copy of the change by mail. You will also be able to print a copy directly from their website, once your filing is processed.
What state agency do you file an amendment with?
Expedited – for an extra $100
Can you change the Ohio Corporation members or managers on an amendment?Yes.
Can you change the Idaho registered agent on the amendment?
No. For that, you will need to provide the completed Statutory Agent Update form, to the Secretary of State by mail, fax or in person.
Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on a corporation amendment?Yes.
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Cleveland, OH 44113