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How To File An Amendment For A Pennsylvania Corporation


Step By Step Guide To Pennsylvania Corporation Amendments

How to file a Pennsylvania Corporation Amendment:

To make amendments to your Pennsylvania Corporation, you must provide the completed Articles of Amendment-Domestic Corporation (DSCB: 15-1915) form to the Department of State Corporation Bureau by mail or in person. If your amendment does not fit on the two lines of section 7, attach them as Exhibit A.  Include with your filing, two copies of a completed DSCB: 15-134B, Docketing Statement-Changes.

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

Yes but it is more expensive to do so.

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


How much does a Pennsylvania Corporation amendment cost?

To amend your Pennsylvania corporation, there is a $70.00 filing fee required.
Expedited service within 1 day is available for an additional $70.00 fee with an accompanying cover letter that highlights the request for expedited processing.

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

Normal Processing: 3-5 working days, plus additional time for return mailing.
In Person Processing: 3-5 working days, plus additional time for return mailing. Expedite Processing: 1 day, plus additional time for return mailing notice.

How will the corporation amendment be returned?

You will receive a confirmation of processing notice by mail.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

Pennsylvania Department of State
Corporation Bureau
PO Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8722
Phone: (717) 787-1057

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

Yes, you can file articles of amendment to change directors or officers.

Can you change the Pennsylvania registered agent on the amendment?

No. To change your Pennsylvania registered agent, you will need to provide the completed Statement of Change of Registered Office form, to the Department of State Corporation Bureau by mail or in person.  There is a $70.00 filing fee for processing that form.  The registered office provider does not sign this form.  An officer of the corporation needs to sign it.

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


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