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How to Reinstate a Nebraska LLC

To revive a Nebraska LLC, you’ll need to file a reinstatement application with the Nebraska Secretary of State. You’ll also have to fix the issues that led to your Nebraska LLC’s dissolution. Below, we provide a free, step-by-step guide to reinstating your Nebraska LLC.

Revive Or Reinstate A Nebraska Limited Liability Company

The Nebraska Secretary of State has the power to administratively dissolve your LLC if you fail to do any of the following:

  • file a biennial report by June 1st of an odd-numbered year
  • pay any taxes, fees, or penalties

In order to get back into business again, you can apply for reinstatement. To revive or reinstate your Nebraska LLC, you’ll need to submit the following to the Secretary of State:

  • a completed Nebraska Application for Reinstatement OR Application for Late Reinstatement plus filing fees
  • a current biennial report
  • all owed taxes, fees, or penalties

What information do I need for the Nebraska Application for Reinstatement?

To file the Application for Reinstatement, you’ll need to provide your Nebraska LLC’s name and the date of administrative dissolution. The application also includes a statement affirming that you’ve fixed whatever issues led the Nebraska Secretary of State to dissolve your LLC.

Where can I find the Nebraska Application for Reinstatement?

The Nebraska Secretary of State does not make the Application for Reinstatement or the Application for Late Reinstatement available online. You’ll have to call the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office at (402) 471-4079 to request the forms.

How do I file the Nebraska reinstatement form?

You can submit the Nebraska reinstatement application to the Nebraska Secretary of State by mail or in person. You’ll have to pay the filing fee with a check made payable to Nebraska Secretary of State.

How much will it cost to revive a Nebraska LLC?

It depends.

If you’re filing for a reinstatement within two years of administrative dissolution, you’ll have to pay $10 plus $5 per page.

If you’re filing for reinstatement after two years but within five years of administrative dissolution, the filing fee is a flat $500.

What if my Nebraska LLC’s name was taken during administrative dissolution?

When your Nebraska LLC is administratively dissolved, the LLC’s name is reserved for one year. After that, it becomes available for other companies to adopt. If another Nebraska business is using your LLC’s name, you’ll have to file an amendment to change it.

How long does it take the state to process the Nebraska Application for Reinstatement?

It typically takes the Nebraska Business Services Division 3- 5 business days to process reinstatement applications.

Can you change your Nebraska registered agent on the Nebraska reinstatement?

No. To change your Nebraska registered agent, you’ll need to file a separate Statement of Change.

How long do you have to revive a Nebraska LLC?

You can revive a business in Nebraska within two years after the date of dissolution. After that, you have three more years to apply for a late reinstatement. Once a total of five years has passed since your administrative dissolution, you’ll have to start over and form a new Nebraska LLC.

Where do I submit my Nebraska reinstatement application?

Reinstatement applications are processed by the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Business Services Division.

Mailed Filings:

P.O. Box 94608
Lincoln, NE 68509

In-Person Filings:

1201 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

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