Michigan Incorporation Forms

IncorporationForms.org has 7 Michigan 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 Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs!

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


Michigan's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for applying to form a For Profit Corporation in Michigan. The cost is $10 for a regular fee plus a fee based on the number of authorized shares (from $50 - $500). The cost for expedited service is $100 or $200 for same day, $500 for the form review to be completed within two hours of receipt, and $1000 for a form review to be completed within one hour of receipt.

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Michigan's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for applying to form a Nonprofit Corporation in Michigan. The cost is $20. The cost for expedited service is $100 or $200 for same day, $500 for the form review to be completed within two hours of receipt, and $1000 for a form review to be completed within one hour of receipt.

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Michigan's Application for Reservation of Name

This is a form for applying to reserve a name for a Profit Corporation, Nonprofit Corporation, Limited Partnership, or Limited Liability Company in Michigan. The cost is $10 for Profit Corporations, Nonprofit Corporations, and Limited Partnerships and $25 for Limited Liability Companies. The cost for expedited service is $100 or $200 for same day, $500 for the form review to be completed within two hours of receipt, and $1000 for a form review to be completed within one hour of receipt.

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Michigan's Articles of Organization

This is a form for applying to form a Limited Liability Company in Michigan. The cost is $150 for a regular fee. The cost for expedited service is $100 or $200 for same day, $500 for the form review to be completed within two hours of receipt, and $1000 for a form review to be completed within one hour of receipt.

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Michigan's Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business in Michigan

This is a form for applying to form a Limited Liability Company for a Company formed in a state other then Michigan to qualify to be able to do business in Michigan. The cost is $50 for a regular fee. The cost for expedited service is $100 or $200 for same day, $500 for the form review to be completed within two hours of receipt, and $1000 for a form review to be completed within one hour of receipt.

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Michigan's Application to Register a Limited Liability Partnership

This is a form for applying to register for a Limited Liability Partnership in Michigan. The cost is $100.

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Michigan's Application for Registration of Trademark/Service Mark

This is a form for applying to register for a Trademark or Service Mark in Michigan for 10 years. The cost is $50. Two samples of the mark must be with the application.

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Michigan Incorporation Information

Business Name Check

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

Offical Name Check

Managing Department

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Phone Number

(517) 241-6470

Address for All Forms

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

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau
Corporations Division
P.O. Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909

Forms & Fees Sources

Forms Source: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_61343_35413_36736---,00.html

Fees Source: Fees are listed on each individual form.

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