How To Form LLC In Georgia

Georgia Secretary Of State – LLC Search

You can download all types of forms: Application Forms

  1. Follow the LLC Naming Guidelines:
    Entity name must contain the words Limited Liability Company or the L.L.C. or LLC.
    LLC Name should not be longer than 80 characters, including spaces.
  2. Check for LLC Name availability.
  3. You should nominate a Registered Agent for your LLC in Georgia.
  4. You need to file the Articles of Organization with the state of Georgia.

The filing fee is $100. You must submit Transmittal 231 Form in Georgia.

5. Create an Operating Agreement when forming a LLC in Georgia, which can be verbal or written agreement.

6. Obtain EIN

The Employer Identification Number (EIN) is used to identify a business entity and it is a social security number for the company.

An EIN is required for filing state and federal taxes and while opening a business checking account.

An EIN can be obtained from IRS in 2 ways:

Apply Online
Print and Mail the Application Form

LLC Fees in Georgia
Name Reservation $25
Annual Registration $50
Amendment $25
Articles of Dissolution / Withdrawal No Fee
Application for Reinstatement $250
Certificate of Conversion $95


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