How to Reinstate an Idaho LLC
To revive an Idaho LLC, you’ll need to file the Reinstatement Form with the Idaho Secretary of State. You’ll also have to fix the issues that led to your Idaho LLC’s dissolution. Below, we provide a free, step-by-step guide to reinstating your Idaho LLC.
Revive Or Reinstate An Idaho Limited Liability Company
The Idaho Secretary of State has the power to administratively dissolve or forfeit your LLC if you fail to do any of the following:
- file annual reports
- appoint and maintain a registered agent for 60 days
- properly file paperwork to update registered agent information for 60 days
In order to get back into business again, you can apply for reinstatement. To revive or reinstate your Idaho LLC, you’ll need to submit the following to the Idaho Secretary of State:
- a completed Idaho Reinstatement Form
- any missing annual reports
- a $25 filing fee
Where can I find the Reinstatement Form?
To access the Idaho Reinstatement Form online, you’ll need an SOSbiz account. Once you’re logged on, you can search for your business and file the form from there.
To file a paper copy of the Reinstatement Form, you’ll need to visit the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office in person. Hard copy filings are charged an extra $20.
What information do I need for the Idaho Reinstatement Form?
The Idaho Reinstatement Form requires the following information:
- your entity name
- your new entity name, if your previous one was adopted during dissolution
- your LLC’s principal address
- the name and address of your registered agent
The Reinstatement Form also includes a signed statement confirming that you’ve corrected the issues that led to your LLC’s dissolution/forfeiture, including catching up on unpaid taxes.
How do I file the Idaho Reinstatement Form?
You can submit the Idaho Reinstatement Form to the SOS by online, in person, or by mail. Payment options depend on how you plan to file:
- Mail and in person: Check or money order payable to “Secretary of State”
- Online: Credit card or Access Idaho Line of Credit
How much will it cost to revive an Idaho LLC?
The filing fee for a Reinstatement Form is $30. Hard copies are charged an extra $20.
Expedited service is available for an extra $40. Same-day service will cost $100.
How long does it take the state to process the Idaho Reinstatement Form?
It takes the Idaho Secretary of State 7-10 business days to process the Reinstatement Form(0-2 days expedited).
Can you change your Idaho registered agent on the Idaho reinstatement?
Yes. You can change your Idaho registered agent on the Idaho reinstatement.
How long do you have to revive an Idaho LLC?
You have ten years after the date of dissolution to revive a business in Idaho. However, your name will become available to other companies after six months. After ten years, you’ll have to form a new Idaho LLC.
What if my Idaho LLC’s name was taken?
Your Idaho LLC’s name is only reserved for six months from the date of administrative dissolution. After that, it becomes available for other companies to use.
If another business has adopted your name, you’ll have to choose a new name and include it on the Reinstatement Form.
Where do I submit my Idaho Reinstatement Form?
Reinstatement applications are processed by the Idaho Secretary of State.
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
450 N. 4th St.
Boise, ID 83720