Iowa Incorporation Forms

IncorporationForms.org has 7 Iowa forms for registering and maintaining business entities such as Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and Partnerships, and protecting intellectual property and branding with Trademarks, Copyrights, and Fictitious Names.

Please be sure to verify you are submitting the most recent version of the correct form(s) when submitting any business-related forms to the Iowa Department Of State!

After ensuring your future business has an available name using the tool below, follow these steps to form your corporation or limited liability company.


Iowa's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form for reserving a Business Name for use in Iowa. The cost is $10.

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Iowa's Limited Liability Application for Certificate of Authority

This is a form for applying for a Certificate of Authority for a Limited Liability Company that was formed in a state other then Iowa or a country other then the United States so that that company can do business in Iowa. The cost is $100.

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Iowa's Application for Certificate of Authority (Limited Partnership)

This is a form for applying for a Certificate of Authority for a Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Limited Partnership that was formed in a state other then Iowa or a country other then the United States so that that Partnership can od business in Iowa. The cost is $100.

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Iowa's Application for Certificate of Authority (Nonprofit)

This is a form for applying for a Certificate of Authority for a Nonprofit Corporation that was formed in a state other then Iowa or a country other then the United States so that that Corporation can do business in Iowa. The cost is $25.

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Iowa's Application for Certificate of Authority

This is a form for applying for a Certificate of Authority for a For Profit Corporation that was formed in a state other then Iowa or a country other then the United States so that that Corporation can do business in Iowa. The cost is $100.

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Iowa's Statement of Qualification of Limited Liability Partnership

This is a form for forming a Limited Liability Partnership in Iowa. The cost is $50.

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Iowa's Application for Registration of Mark

This is a form for registering a Trademark in Iowa. The cost is $10 dollars. One actual facsimile or specimen of mark (an item with the proposed mark on it) must accompany this application

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Iowa Incorporation Information

Business Name Check

Use Iowa's offical business name lookup service to check the availability of your business' name ahead of time.

Offical Name Check

Managing Department

Iowa Department Of State

Phone Number

(515) 281-5204

Address for All Forms

Use this address to submit requests for anything Business related in the state of Iowa.

Business Services Division
Lucas Building, 1st Floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Forms & Fees Sources

Forms Source: http://sos.iowa.gov/business/FormsAndFees.html

Fees Source: http://sos.iowa.gov/business/FormsAndFees.html

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