How To Form An LLC In Delaware

To form an LLC in Delaware, you must file a document called the Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation with the Division of Corporations. The Certificate of Formation will cost $90 to file with the DE Division of Corporations. You can complete the certificate of formation yourself or hire us to do it for you. Regardless of how you file your Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation, you need to know that this formation process is only the first step in truly forming a Delaware LLC. To enforce your Delaware LLC as a legally viable business entity, you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. File the formation document called the Delaware LLC Certificate of Formation
  2. Pay the $90 filing fee to the Delaware Division of Corporations
  3. Wait for confirmation from the Delaware Division of Corporations that your certificate of formation has been recorded. They will send you a stamped copy of your certificate of formation.
  4. Get an EIN Number (Federal Tax ID Number) for your Delaware LLC
  5. Create and adopt a Delaware LLC Operating Agreement
  6. Take these documents to the bank and open a bank account for your Delaware LLC
  7. If you’re operating a business in Delaware, you must register with the Delaware Department of Revenue to obtain a Delaware business license. However, if you’re simply registering your business in Delaware and are not actively engaged in commerce inside state lines, you will not need a Delaware Business License.