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. These services will also be available by electronic submission at a later date.
Business Entity Filings
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If you are forming a new business in Iowa or filing a change of agent form, or a fictitious name filing, use the Fast Track Filing system. Please use Fast Track Filing to submit these document types: Certificate of Organization, Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Authority, Statement of Change of Registered Office or Agent, Fictitious Name Resolution.


Business Entity Filings

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

 
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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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