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How To File An Amendment For A New Hampshire Corporation


Step By Step To New Hampshire Corporation Amendments

How to file a New Hampshire Corporation Amendment:

Just file Articles of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation with the New Hampshire Department of State (DOS). You can type on the amendment form or print in black ink. Submit the signed, dated original and the fee by mail or in person.

DOS accepts check, money order, or cash. Checks should be payable to “State of New Hampshire” and cash must be in the exact amount owed.

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

Yes. You can file Restated Articles of Incorporation or you can file Restated Articles of Incorporation Including Designated Amendment(s). Either form would cost $35 to file.

Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with a New Hampshire corporation amendment?

You can change your business name and purpose by filing an amendment to your New Hampshire articles of incorporation.

How much does a New Hampshire corporation amendment cost?

There is a $35 filing fee to amend articles of incorporation.

How long does it take the state to process a New Hampshire corporation amendment?

DOS processing time for mailed documents is 5-8 business days.
Walked in documents are processed in 3-5 business days.

How will the New Hampshire corporation amendment be returned?

The New Hampshire Department of State will mail an acknowledgement to the address of the person or New Hampshire corporation who filed the documents.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

Mail documents to:
New Hampshire Department of State
Corporate Division
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301-4989

Drop documents off at:
State House Annex Room 341
25 Capitol Street, 3rd floor
Concord, NH 03301
Weekdays from 8:30-3:30

Phone: (603) 271-3246

Can you change the New Hampshire corporation officers or directors on an amendment?

No. It is weird, but if you need to update your New Hampshire corporations officer or director information after you have filed the corporations annual report, the only way to do so is to submit the changes to DOS by mail or email. The change must be in writing on company letterhead. You can email changes to

Can you change the New Hampshire registered agent on the amendment?

No. You have to file a Statement of Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent, or Both form to change your New Hampshire registered agent.

Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on a corporation amendment?

You can’t file an amendment to change the address. If you need to change that information after you have already filed your annual report, just mail or email the changes to DOS on company letterhead. Email address changes to

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