Business Entity Forms and Fees

Business Entity Forms and Fees

OFFICIAL OFFICE FORMS MUST BE USED IF SUPPLIED. Some of the documents below do not have official forms supplied by our Office. If there is no link on a particular document, then there is no official Office form.

Documents cannot be filed unless accompanied by the appropriate fee. Please include the stated fees when submitting the documents listed below for filing. Numbers in parentheses refer to chapters of the Iowa Code.

Accounting and Download Request Forms

Application for Charge Account
Charge Account Holder Information Change Form
Charge Transaction Form
Electronic Filing Services Application and Agreement
Master File Agreement
Security Authorization Request

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Certifications and Other Copies

Certificate of Existence, Authorization or Negative Standing $5.00
Copies of Document $1.00 / page
Certified Copies of Documents $5.00, plus copy charge / page
Apostille or Certification $5.00
Fax Charge $1.00 / page

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Cooperative Associations (497)

Articles of Amendment [497.8] See Code [497.4]
Application for Reinstatement [497.28] See Code
Biennial Report [497.22] [504.1613] No Charge

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Cooperative Corporations (501)

Articles of Organization [501.202] $20.00
Articles of Amendment [501.203] $20.00
Restated Articles of Organization [501.203] $20.00
Articles of Merger [501.617] $20.00
Articles of Consolidation [501.617] $5.00
Articles of Dissolution [501.803] $5.00
Revocation of Dissolution [501.804] $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [501.813] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [501.106] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [501.106] No Charge
Voluntary Election to Adopt [501.601] $5.00
Biennial Report [501.713] $5.00

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Domestic Cooperative Associations (499)

Articles of Incorporation [499.40] $20.00
Articles of Amendment [499.41] $20.00
Renewed Articles of Incorporation [499.42] $20.00
Articles of Merger [499.62] $50.00
Articles of Consolidation [499.63] $50.00
Articles of Dissolution [499.47] $5.00
Articles of Correction $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [499.78] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [499.73] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [499.74] No Charge
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name $5.00
Biennial Report [499.49] & [504.1613] No Charge
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Domestic Cooperative Associations (501A)

Articles of Organization [501A.503] $50.00
Articles of Amendment [501A.504] $50.00
Restatement of Articles of Organization with Amendment $50.00
Articles of Merger [501A.1101] $50.00
Articles of Dissolution [501A.1205] $5.00
Articles of Correction [501A.204] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [501A.301] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [501A.301] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [501A.301] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [501A.402] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [501A.403] No Charge
Biennial Report [501A.231] $5.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Domestic Limited Liability Companies (489)
Domestic Professional Limited Liability Companies (489)

Certificate of Organization [489.201] $50.00
Amendment to Certificate of Organization [489.202] $50.00
Restatement of Certificate of Organization [489.202] $50.00
Articles of Merger [489.1004] $50.00
Statement of Dissolution [489.702] $5.00
Statement of Termination [489.702] $5.00
Statement of Correction [489.206] $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [489.706] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [489.109] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation Name [489.109] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [489.108] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [489.114] No Fee
Resignation of Registered Agent [489.115] No Fee
Biennial Report [489.209] $45.00
Any Other Document $5.00

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Domestic Limited Partnerships (488)

Certificate of Limited Partnership [488.201] $100.00
Certificate of Amendment or Restatement [488.202] $100.00
Statement of Termination [488.203] $20.00
Statement of Correction [488.207] $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [488.810] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [488.109] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [488.109] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [488.108] $5.00
Statement of Change - Designated/Principal Office or
Registered Office/Agent
[488.115]
$20.00
Resignation of Agent [488.116] $5.00
Biennial Report [488.210] $45.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Domestic Nonprofit Corporations (504)

Articles of Incorporation [504.202] $20.00
Articles of Amendment [504.1005] $10.00
Restated Articles of Incorporation [504.1006] $20.00
Articles of Merger [504.1104] $20.00
Articles of Dissolution [504.1403] $5.00
Articles of Revocation of Dissolution [504.1404] $5.00
Articles of Correction [504.115] $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [504.1423] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [504.402] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [504.402] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [504.401] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [504.502] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [504.503] No Charge
Biennial Report [504.1613] No Charge
Any other Statement or Report $5.00

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Domestic Profit Corporations (490)
Domestic Professional Corporations (496C)

Articles of Incorporation [490.202] $50.00
Articles of Amendment [490.1006] $50.00
Restated Articles of Incorporation [490.1007] $50.00
Articles of Merger [490.1106] $50.00
Articles of Share Exchange [490.1106] $50.00
Articles of Dissolution [490.1403] $5.00
Articles of Revocation of Dissolution [490.1404] $5.00
Articles of Correction [490.124] $5.00
Application for Reinstatement [490.1422] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [490.402] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [490.402] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [490.401] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [490.502] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [490.503] No Charge
Biennial Report [490.1622] $45.00
Voluntary Election to Adopt Chapter 490 [490.1701] $5.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Foreign Cooperative Associations (499)

Application for Certificate of Authority [499.54] [490.1503] $100.00
Foreign Amendment [499.54] [490.1503] $100.00
Application for Certificate of Withdrawal $10.00
Articles of Correction [499.54] [490.124] $5.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [499.73] [490.1508] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [499.74] [490.1509] No Charge
Biennial Report [499.49] & [504.1613] No Charge
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Foreign Cooperative Associations (501A)

Application for Certificate of Authority [501A.221] $100.00
Application for Amended Certificate of Authority $100.00
Certificate of Cancellation [501A.222] $10.00
Articles of Correction [501A.204] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [501A.302] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [501A.302] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [501A.301] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [501A.402] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [501A.403] No Charge
Biennial Report [501A.231] $5.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Foreign Limited Liability Companies (489)
Foreign Professional Limited Liability Companies (489)

Application for Certificate of Authority [489.802] $100.00
Application for Amended Certificate of Authority $100.00
Statement of Cancellation [489.807] $10.00
Statement of Correction [489.206] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [489.109] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [489.109] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [489.108] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [489.114] No fee
Resignation of Registered Agent [489.115] No fee
Biennial Report [489.209] $45.00
Any Other Document $5.00

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Foreign Limited Partnerships (488)

Application for Certificate of Authority [488.902] $100.00
Application for Amended Certificate of Authority $100.00
Cancellation of Certificate of Authority [488.907] $20.00
Articles of Correction [488.207] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [488.109] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [488.109] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [488.108] $5.00
Statement of Change - Designated/Principal Office or
Registered Office/Agent
[488.115]
$20.00
Resignation of Registered Agent [488.116] $5.00
Biennial Report [488.210] $45.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Foreign Nonprofit Corporations (504)

Application for Certificate of Authority [504.1503] $25.00
Application for Amended Certificate of Authority [504.1504] $25.00
Application for Withdrawal [504.1521] $5.00
Articles of Correction [504.115] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [504.402] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [504.402] $10.00
Application for Registration of Name [504.403] $2.00/month or part thereof
Renewal of Registration of Name [504.403] $10.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [504.401] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [504.1508] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [504.1509] No Charge
Biennial Report [504.1613] No Charge
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Foreign Profit Corporations (490)
Foreign Professional Corporations (496C)

Application for Certificate of Authority [490.1503] $100.00
Application for Amended Certificate [490.1504] $100.00
Application for Withdrawal [490.1520] $10.00
Articles of Correction [490.124] $5.00
Application for Reservation of Name [490.402] $10.00
Notice of Transfer of Reservation of Name [490.402] $10.00
Application for Registration of Name [490.403] $2.00/month or part thereof
Renewal of Registration of Name [490.403] $20.00
Resolution to Adopt Fictitious Name [490.401] $5.00
Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent [490.1508] No Charge
Resignation of Registered Agent [490.1509] No Charge
Biennial Report [490.1622] $45.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Limited Liability Partnerships (486A)

Statement of Qualification [486A.1001] $50.00
Statement of Foreign Qualification [486A.1102] $100.00
Amendment to Statement of Qualification [486A.1001] $20.00
Amendment to Statement of Foreign Qualification [486A.1102] $20.00
Cancellation of Statement of Qualification [486A.1001] $20.00
Cancellation of Statement of Foreign Qualification [486A.1102] $20.00
Articles of Correction [486A.1204] $5.00
Any Other Statement or Report $5.00

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Mechanic's Notice and Lien Registry

Commencement of Work [572.13A] $10.00
Preliminary Notice [572.13B] $10.00
Mechanic's Lien - Residential [572.8] $40.00
Mechanic's Lien - Commercial $40.00
Mechanic's Lien Form - Template
Bond for Discharge of Lien [572.15] No Charge
Bond to Prevent Exemplary Damages [572.30] No Charge
Demand for Acknowledgement [572.23] $5.00 per party's mailing address
Demand to Commence Action [572.24] [572.28] $5.00 per party's mailing address
Assignment of Mechanic's Lien - Template (Online filing only) No Charge

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Miscellaneous Forms

Biennial Agricultural Report No Charge
Nonresident Alien Land Ownership Registration No Charge
Nonresident Alien Land Ownership Report No Charge
Registration/Renewal of Athlete Agent $500.00
Registration/Renewal of Travel Agency $15.00
Application for Transient Merchant See Code [9C.4]
Registration of Credit Services Organization $50.00
Condemnation Application and Sheriff's Statement No Charge

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Nonprofit Cooperative Associations (498)

Articles of Amendment [498.7] See Code[498.6]
Application for Reinstatement [498.30] [498.24]
Biennial Report [498.24] [504.1613] No Charge

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Notary Commissions (9B)

Application for Notary Commission [9B.21] $30.00
Application for Notary Renewal [9B.21A] $30.00
Request for Change of Name/Address No Charge
Statement of Complaint No Charge
Notary Certifications/Apostilles $5.00
Certified Copies $5.00, plus $1.00 / page
Uncertified Copies $1.00 / page

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Trade Marks and Service Marks (548)

Application for Registration of Marks [548.103] $10.00
Renewal of Mark [548.106] $10.00
Assignment of Mark [548.107] $5.00
Cancellation of Mark [548.109] $5.00

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IMPORTANT NOTICE
On July 1, 2013, new UCC Article 9 law changes will go into effect. Due to these changes filers will be required to use new approved UCC forms. The new forms will be posted to our site on June 30, 2013. The filing office will not accept new UCC forms prior to that date, and previous versions of the forms received July 1, 2013 and after will be rejected.

Uniform Commercial Code - Financing Statements

UCC1 Financing Statement $10.00 - 1 or 2 pages
$20.00 - 3 or more pages
UCC1 Financing Statement Addendum (Used in connection with UCC1)
UCC3 Financing Statement Amendment $10.00 - 1 or 2 pages
$20.00 - 3 or more pages
UCC3 Financing Statement Amendment Addendum (Used in connection with UCC3)
Information Request
Lien Search (Telephone or Written Request) $5.00 / debtor
Federal Lien Search $6.00 / debtor
UCC Copies $1.00 / page
UCC Certified Copies $3.00, plus copy charge / page
Federal Lien Copies $6.00 / page
Information Statement $10.00 if 1 or 2 pages
$20.00 if 3 or more pages

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Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations (501B)

Appointment of Agent [501B.11] No Charge
Amendment to Appointment of Agent [501B.11] No Charge
Cancellation of Appointment of Agent [501B.11] No Charge
Resignation of Appointed Agent [501B.11] No Charge
Merger [501B.30] No Charge

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