Minnesota Incorporation Forms

IncorporationForms.org has 11 Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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.


Minnesota's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for applying to form a Business Corporation in Minnesota. The cost is $135 if submitted by mail and $155 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Articles of Incorporation

This is a form for applying to form a Nonprofit Corporation in Minnesota. The cost is $70 if submitted by mail and $90 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Certificate of Authority to Transact Business in Minnesota

This is a form for applying to register a Corporation formed in a state other then Minnesota or a country other then the United States to be able to do business in Minnesota. The cost is $50 if submitted by mail (Nonprofit) and $70 if submitted in-person or online (Nonprofit) or $200 if submitted by mail (Profit) and $220 if submitted in-person (Profit).

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Minnesota's Articles of Organization

This is a form for applying to form a Limited Liability Company in Minnesota. The cost is $135 if submitted by mail and $155 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Certificate of Authority to Transact Business in Minnesota

This is a form for applying to register a Limited Liability Company formed in a state other then Minnesota or a country other then the United States to be able to do business in Minnesota. The cost is $185 if submitted by mail and $205 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Statement of Qualification

This is a form for applying to form a Limited Liability Partnership in Minnesota. The cost is $135 if submitted by mail and $155 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Foreign Statement of Qualification

This is a form for applying to register a Limited Liability Partnership formed in a state other then Minnesota or a country other then the United States to be able to do business in Minnesota. The cost is $135 if submitted by mail and $155 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Certificate of Limited Partnership

This is a form for applying to form a Limited Partnership in Minnesota. The cost is $100 if submitted by mail and $120 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Certificate of Authority

This is a form for applying to register a Limited Partnership formed in a state other then Minnesota or a country other then the United States to be able to do business in Minnesota. The cost is $100 if submitted by mail and $120 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Request for Reservation of Name

This is a form for requesting a name for any Corporation that wants to do business in Minnesota. The cost is $35 if submitted by mail and $55 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota's Trademark Application

This is a form for registering a Trademark, Service Mark, Certification Mark or Collective Mark in Minnesota. The cost is $50 if submitted by mail and $70 if submitted in-person or online.

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Minnesota Incorporation Information

Business Name Check

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

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Managing Department

Minnesota Department Of State

Phone Number

Toll Free: 877-551-6767.
Regular: 651-296-2803

Address for All Forms

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

Minnesota Secretary of State - Business Services
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St Paul, MN 55103

Forms & Fees Sources

Forms Source: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=172

Fees Source: https://mblsportal.sos.state.mn.us/Business/Search

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