How to Reinstate an Arizona LLC
To revive an Arizona LLC, you’ll need to fix the problem that led to administrative dissolution. That might mean paying fees or filing paperwork, depending on the circumstances that caused administrative dissolution. You’ll also have to pay a $100 reinstatement fee. Below is a free, step-by-step guide to reinstating your Arizona LLC.
Revive Or Reinstate An Arizona Limited Liability Company
The Arizona Corporations Commission (ACC) has the power to administratively dissolve your LLC if you fail to do any of the following for 60 days:
- pay any fees or penalties required by law
- appoint or maintain a registered agent (called a statutory agent in Arizona)
- keep an Arizona principal address
- properly file any paperwork needed to amend articles of organization
To reinstate your Arizona LLC, there’s no reinstatement application to fill out. Instead, you’ll need to correct the problem that led to administrative dissolution, file the proper paperwork, and pay the $100 reinstatement fee.
How do I reinstate my Arizona LLC?
The first step in reinstating your Arizona LLC is figuring out why it was administratively dissolved. The ACC will send you a notice of administrative dissolution that lists the grounds for administrative dissolution to your statutory agent or principal business address. If you lost or never received the notice, you can contact the ACC to find out why your business was administratively dissolved.
Once you find out why your Arizona LLC was administratively dissolved, you’ll need to fix the problem that caused the dissolution and pay a $100 reinstatement fee.
If your Arizona LLC was administratively dissolved for failing to appoint and maintain a registered agent OR a keep a principal address, you’ll need to file the LLC Statement of Change of Principal Address or Statutory Agent with the ACC.
If your Arizona LLC was administratively dissolved for failing to pay a fee or penalty within the 60 day grace period, you simply need to pay the fee or penalty.
If your Arizona LLC was administratively dissolved for failing to update the ACC on any changes to your Articles of Organization, you’ll need to file Articles of Amendment with the the ACC.
Need more information? See our page on how to file an amendment for an Arizona LLC.
How much will it cost to revive an Arizona LLC?
Arizona has a $100 LLC reinstatement fee. You’ll also have to pay the filing fees for any forms you need to file.
What if my Arizona LLC’s name was taken during administrative dissolution?
Your Arizona LLC’s name is only held for six months after administrative dissolution. After that, your LLC’s name becomes available for other Arizona businesses to adopt.
If that happens, you’ll need to change your Arizona LLC’s name by filing Articles of Amendment with the ACC.
How long does it take the state to process the Arizona Application for Reinstatement?
The ACC’s processing times fluctuate, but typically, non-expedited filings take 2-3 weeks.
Expedited filings are usually processed within five business days. Fees to expedite vary based on the form you’re filing.
Can you change your Arizona statutory agent when you reinstate your LLC?
Yes, you can change your Arizona statutory agent by filing the LLC Statement of Change of Principal Address or Statutory Agent.
How long do you have to revive an Arizona LLC?
Where do I submit my Arizona reinstatement application?
Reinstatement applications are processed by the Arizona Corporations Commission.
Arizona Corporation Commission
1300 W. Washington St.,
Phoenix, Arizona 85007