Incorporating Virginia Corporations
What is a Virginia corporation?
Virginia corporations are separate legal entities established by the shareholders. The shareholders elect to have an incorporator make the action to incorporate a Virginia corporation to create a separate entity from them personally.
How much do Virginia corporations cost?
A Virginia corporation will cost $25 to file the articles of incorporation plus $50 for each 25,000 shares (or fraction thereof).
How to form Virginia corporations:
It will take about 7 business days to process your VA corporation articles of incorporation if you file a paper form.
You may upload a PDF of your articles on the Virginia SCC website to save yourself some mailing time. It will be filed in 3-7 days unless you pay for expedited processing.
You can file the articles of incorporation online with the Virginia SCC. This is only available if it is a simple filing (only common shares, no weird articles). Online filing is instant and there is no expedite fee.
If you need a federal tax ID number, that can be obtained online immediately with the IRS.
How are Virginia corporations regulated?
Virginia Corporations are governed by the Code of Virginia - Title 13.1, Chapter 9 Virginia Stock Corporation Act
Virginia corporations require:
An incorporating Virginia ending such as Inc, corporation, or incorporated; an amount of Virginia corporation shares you would like to authorize; the name and address of the Virginia corporation directors; the name and signature of the Virginia incorporator(s); and the registered agent and office of the Virginia corporation.
You can do this yourself and use our free Virginia corporate tools we provide in your online account, or you can pay our $100 incorporating Virginia service fee and we'll do it for you. When you pay us to form your Virginia corporation, your money actually goes back into the local community. Why? Because we actually do business in Virginia, just like you.
When we incorporate a Virginia corporation, Our incorporating Virginia service includes:
Total incorporating Virginia package for only $300 to form a Virginia corporation, and that includes the state filing fees.MORE HELPFUL TIPS
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
City of Virginia Beach