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COVID-19 Update:

As an essential business, we’ve been blessed to stay busy. We’re open, fully operational, and committed to providing the highest level of customer service. But let’s be honest: Covid-19 sucks! While Northwest Registered Agent can’t make face masks or work on medical breakthroughs, we can help you stay in business or start a new one. For those struggling, we’ve never charged a late fee and if you’re a current customer and can’t pay your bill, that’s okay. We don’t need to adjust our systems or offer you a coupon code. If you can’t pay us—don’t—we’ll float you as long as possible. We witness our country’s resilience every day as we’ve been flooded with orders from people starting new businesses. While most of our Corporate Guides are now working remote, our efficiency has gone down, but we’ve hired 17 new people since March 1, and we’re figuring out how to hire remote workers better. We’re ramping up for the future, whatever that means for all of us. Thanks for the opportunity to help serve you along the way.

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New York Biennial Report Service & Filing Instructions

Corporate Compliance by Local Corporate Guides®

New York requires all corporations and LLCs to file a New York Biennial Report every other year. Nonprofits are not required to file biennial reports. Reports must be submitted to the New York Department of State, Division of Corporations. Here we provide a helpful guide to assist you in filing your New York Biennial Report yourself. You’ll find important due dates, filing fees, required information, and answers to any questions you may have along the way.

Or, you can hire us to file the biennial report for you!

We'll File For You

We’ll worry about filing your New York Biennial Report so you don’t have to.

  • Guaranteed On-Time Filing
  • Professional Preparation
  • Maintain Good Standing
  • Keep Your Company Active

Enhance Privacy

When we file your biennial report, we help keep your personal information private.

  • Stay Off “Inactive” Lists
  • Keep State Info Current
  • State Records Monitoring
  • Update Records Instantly

New York Biennial Report Service

$100 + State Fees
Rated 4.7 / 5 stars by 117 clients on Google

How to File Your New York Biennial Report

Follow the steps below to file your New York Biennial Report:

  1. Determine your filing fee and due date.
  2. Complete the biennial report online.
  3. Submit your report to the New York Department of State.

New York Biennial Report Due Dates and Fees

New York Biennial Report Fee Schedule

Business Type


Due Date

How to File

Corporations – foreign and domestic


End of Anniversary Month


LLCs – foreign and domestic


End of Anniversary Month


Nonprofits, Cooperatives, and Religious Corporations




Late Fees: New York doesn’t assess late fees for failing to file a biennial report. However, your business will no longer be in “good standing.” In addition, your business may be administratively dissolved or revoked of its rights to conduct business within the state.

Don’t remember when you initially formed your business? You can easily find your anniversary month by searching the New York Business Database. It will be listed under “Initial DOS Filing Date.”

Filing Your New York Biennial Report

The state of New York requires all businesses to file their biennial reports online. To do so, you’ll want to visit the New York Department of State website. Please be aware that the online filing system is only available Monday through Friday from 6:00 am – 7:30 pm EST.

  • On the state website, go to the e-Statement Filing System page.
  • Enter your Department of State (DOS) ID number and business name. Then, click “submit.” You can easily find your ID number by searching the New York Business Database.
  • Then, you will immediately begin the filing process.

Below is a complete list of everything you’ll need to include, verify, and/or update on your New York Biennial Report.

  • Chief Executive Officer name and address – corporations only.
  • Principal address – corporations only.
  • Information for receipt of service of process – name and address.
  • Name, title, and email of person filing the report.

That’s it! Once you have verified everything or made any necessary changes, you’ll need to pay the $9 filing fee using a credit card.

Rather not deal with the extra paper work? Worried you might forget to file? Hire Northwest Registered Agent to file your New York Biennial Report for you! We’ve got your business covered!

Get New York Biennial Report Service Today!

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How Our New York Biennial Report Service Works

For $100 plus the state-mandated report fee, we’ll file your biennial report. For most domestic businesses, that’s $109 total.

  • You can sign up for this service by itself or add it to an existing service inside your client account. Compliance service is also automatically added when you hire us to provide your registered agent service or form your New York LLC, New York corporation or New York nonprofit.
  • Once you’re signed up for our business renewal service, you’ll pay nothing up front. We’ll send you a reminder 90 days before your filing due date and auto-charge your preferred payment method five days later.

Biennial Report Service Benefits

At Northwest Registered Agent, we’re committed to protecting our clients’ privacy. New York Biennial Reports are public record, so we’ve designed our biennial report service to protect your privacy. Here’s how:

  1. In order to preserve your privacy, we will list OUR contact information instead of yours on the report form.

  2. Only the minimum required information will be included.

  3. We will list our IP address – limiting the connection between your cell phone, personal computer, and work computers – this makes it harder for advertisers to follow you.

  4. We will list our bank and credit card information – not yours.

We believe everyone has the right to keep their information private. That’s why privacy is our guiding principle when we create every service and product.

New York Biennial Report FAQ

Does New York require new businesses to file initial reports?

Nope. New York doesn’t require businesses to file initial reports.

Are there late fees or penalties if I don’t file my New York Biennial Report?

Although the New York Department of State doesn’t charge late fees, your business will no longer be in good standing. In addition, your company might be administratively dissolved or revoked if you continue to be delinquent.

How long does New York Biennial Report processing take?

Because New York Biennial Reports are filed online, they will be processed immediately.

Who can file a New York Biennial Report?

After starting a business in New York, your biennial report can be submitted by any authorized person. This could be someone within the business (such as a director or member) or someone outside the business that’s hired to file on your behalf. When you hire Northwest Registered Agent for business renewal service, we’ll take care of filing your reports for you!

Do New York Biennial Reports need original signatures?

No, New York Biennial Reports can be submitted with electronic signatures and/or copies of original documents.

Where can I get more information about the State of New York Biennial Report filing?

New York Department of State
Division of Corporations, Statement Unit
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231-0002
T: (518) 473-2492
Fax: (518) 486-4680

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