Business Forms | Idaho Secretary of State



Expedited Service is available for some types of filings. Page 2 of the form will list it if it is available.
Filing an Annual Report by paper form can only be completed in our office.
Reinstatement Form by paper form can only be completed in our office. (Only Idaho entities may reinstate.)

* If you intend to apply for IRS federal tax exemption as a charitable organization, your articles of incorporation must contain a required purpose clause and a dissolution of assets provision. Valuable information on 501(c)(3) qualification is on the IRS website, www.irs.gov. It includes sample articles of the incorporation. Click on the following link to go directly to: The Life Cycle of a Public Charity

§ Articles of Dissolution and Articles of Dissolution prior to issuing shares or commencing business are the same as those for Domestic Profit Corporations.

Foreign corporations/Foreign limited partnerships applying for a Foreign Registration Statement are required to submit a Certificate of Existence (or good standing) with their application. You will obtain such certificate from the office or agency in your state of incorporation where you filed your Articles of Incorporation/from the office or agency of registration. In most states this will be the Secretary of State’s office.

An application for name registration of corporate name is for an out of state corporation which does not intend to transact business in Idaho. The corporation only wishes to register the corporate name with this office. If you are transacting business in Idaho a Foreign Registration Statement will need to be filed.

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