How do I reinstate a Missouri Limited Liability
There is no form available online for reinstating
your Missouri LLC. However, if you contact the Missouri Secretary of
State’s office, they will provide you with guidelines and Reinstatement forms.
By filing those forms and paying any fees and penalties
that are due – you can have an administrative cancelation rescinded and
reinstate your Missouri LLC.
You can e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org;
Fax a request to (573) 751-5841;
Or mail a request to:
PO Box 778
Jefferson City, MO 65102.
Your reinstatement application would include the following:
1) State the name of the LLC and the date of its administrative cancellation;
2) State that the grounds for cancellation either did not exist or have been eliminated. Include documentation to support it.
3) State that the LLC name complies with Missouri regulations for LLC names. (See Revised Statutes-Missouri 347.020)
(Basically, the name needs to include:
"limited company" or "limited liability company" or the abbreviation "LC", "LLC", "L.C." or "L.L.C."
and can't contain the following:
"corporation", "incorporated", "limited partnership", "limited liability partnership", "limited liability limited partnership", or "Ltd." or any abbreviation of one of such words or any word or phrase which indicates or implies that it is organized for any purpose not stated in its articles of organization or that it is a governmental agency.)
4) Include the reinstatement fee of $100, plus any additional fees as determined by the Secretary of State
At that point, the Secretary of State will either rescind your LLC cancellation; allowing you to get back to business as though the administrative cancellation never occurred - OR - your application will be denied. You'd have a chance to find out why and go through an appeals process.
(See Revised Statues - Missouri 347.183 section 6b through 6h)
How much will it cost to revive a Missouri LLC?
To revive your Limited Liability Company in
Missouri, a $100 filing fee is required. Fees
for any penalties, late fees and/or interest payments
may be required. After 10 years, you would just start over with the normal
Missouri LLC filing fee.
How long does it take the state to process the
Expedite Processing: Not available, for fastest processing without a
personal trip – fax your paperwork to one of the regional offices below.
In-Person Processing: 1-2 working days sometimes same day, plus
additional time for return mailing.
Fax Processing: they say 4-7 working days, plus additional time for return
mailing. In our experience, faxing to one of the regional offices results in quicker processing.
Normal Processing: 4-7 working days, plus
additional time for return mailing.
Once processed, you will receive a confirmation
copy of the change by
mail. You will also be able to print a copy directly from their
What Missouri agency do you have to file these
| Corporations Division
PO Box 778 /
600 W. Main St., Rm. 322
City, MO 65102
Phone: (537) 751-4153
Fax: (573) 751-5841
Toll Free 1-866-223-6535
State Office Bldg Ste 513
615 E 13th St
Kansas City, MO 64106
U.S. Customs House & Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Suite 210
St Louis, MO 63101
Expedited service is not available. In our experience, faxing your
paperwork (with your billing info on the cover sheet) into one of the
regional offices results in the fastest processing time and saves you
an in-person trip.
How long does your Missouri LLC have to be
inactive with the state before you wouldn’t have any fees, and would
just have to start over with a new Missouri LLC?
In Missouri you can reinstate your LLC within ten
(10) years of administrative dissolution. After 10 years, you would be
able to start over and re-file.
Can you change your Missouri registered agent at
the same time on the Missouri reinstatement?
Yes, but it requires a different form, (and an additional $10 fee). You can provide an appointment of registered agent
attachment to your Missouri LLC reinstatement.
Can you change your principal address at the same
time on the Missouri reinstatement form?
Yes, but again, it requires a different form and an additional fee of $25. You can provide the form, "articles of amendment"
as an attachment to your Missouri Limited Liability Company
Can you change your members and/or managers at
the same time on the Missouri reinstatement form?
Yes, but you can't make those changes on your reinstatement form,
it'll take an additional form and fee of $25. You'll need to add
the, "articles of amendment"
as an attachment to your Missouri LLC reinstatement.
How many annual reports can you miss before you
can’t revive your Missouri LLC?
You can miss up to ten (10) annual reports before
you can no longer
revive your Missouri Limited Liability Company. If you wish to revive
your Missouri LLC more than ten (10) years after your dissolution date,
you must re-file.