NOTICE As of July 1, 2021, we provide expedited and preclearance services for business filings under the fee structure shown on the Business Entity Forms & Fees page. If you want to take advantage of these services, documents can be delivered via our online portal Business Entity Filings or you can deliver in person at our Lucas Building filing office.
Business Entity Filings
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If you are forming a new business in Iowa or filing a common business filing (such as change of agents or reinstatement), use Fast Track Filing system. In most cases, Fast Track Filing submissions are on file on the same business day.

Business Entity Filings

For additional information and requirements please see the corresponding section in our forms and fees schedule.

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If choosing the expedited service, additional fees will be charged in addition to the filing fee.

Before sending please be sure the document you are filing:

  • Is the proper one for your business needs
  • Complies with the relevant Iowa Code sections
  • Contains all required signatures

Note: The Secretary of State's Office is a filing repository and does not determine the authority of a filer to make a submission. It is the responsibility of authorized filers to frequently check the status of filings on the Web site to ensure protection against submissions by an unauthorized party. If you determine that a submission was not authorized, it is your responsibility to seek legal action to protect your status.

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