District of Columbia Limited Liability Company

How to form a District of Columbia LLC?

File Articles of Organization with the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). Forming an LLC in District of Columbia will cost a $220 LLC articles of organization filing fee.

The DCRA will take 3-4 weeks to process your DC limited liability company articles of organization if you file by mail.

We recommend the using the DCRA online LLC formation. Online filings are auto expedited so your LLC will be formed within 10 days.

What is required to file District of Columbia LLC Articles of organization?

To form a articles of organization with the DCRA. The District of Columbia articles of organization will cost a $220 DCRA filing fee. These LLC articles can be basic or complicated. We custom draft your District of Columbia LLC articles of organization when you hire Northwest to do your District of Columbia LLC registration, but if you’d like to save some money, you could just hire us as your DC registered agent, and then we supply you all the correct forms to file and filing instructions in your online account immediately. The basic District of Columbia LLC requirements are:

  • The business name must have a LLC ending or variation of it
  • The District of Columbia company name must be different than already registered District of Columbia companies
  • The effective date of the articles of organization
  • The District of Columbia LLCs principal address
  • The LLC must have at least one member
  • State the date when a person or persons became members of the LLC
  • The DC registered agent name and the physical address
  • The DC organizers name, address, and signature
  • District of Columbia does not require original signatures on LLC filings. The filing will be mailed to the address on the envelope.