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How To File An Amendment For A Louisiana Corporation


Step By Step Guide To Louisiana Corporation Amendments

How to file a Louisiana Corporation Amendment:

You amend the articles of your Louisiana Corporation by submitting a change form by mail, fax, or in person along with the filing fee to the Louisiana Secretary of State. If you are a domestic corporation the easiest way to file amendments is online.

  1. Go to the LA Secretary of State’s website (use the link below).
  2. Find the option “File Amendments,” and click it.
  3. Enter the corporation’s charter number. The charter number can be found by performing a business name search.
  4. Select the type of amendment to file (Statement of Change $25, Name Change $150, Withdrawal $150).
  5. Enter new information.
  6. Pay the filing fee.

Can you re-state the initial articles instead of filing an amendment?


Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with a Louisiana Corporation amendment?

You may change your corporate name and any other articles online.

How much does a Louisiana Corporation amendment cost?

It depends on the type of change you make to your Louisiana corporation.

Statement of Change of Agent – $25
Change of Officers/Directors – $25
Other amendments – $75

How long does it take the state to process a Louisiana Corporation amendment?

Online filings are completed instantly.

How will the Louisiana Corporation amendment be returned?

Louisiana will mail you a receipt confirming that your articles of amendment was processed along with the stamped duplicate.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

Louisiana Secretary of State
Commercial Division

Physical address:
8585 Archives Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125

Fax: 225-932-5314

Can you change the Louisiana Corporation officers or directors on an amendment?

You would file the Change of Directors/Officers form with the secretary of state. The filing fee for this form is $25. The form may be mailed, faxed, or walked into the a secretary of state office. Or you can make the change online.

Can you change the Louisiana registered agent on the amendment?

You can file the Statement of Change form or change your Louisiana registered agent online.

Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on an Corporation amendment?


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