The forms needed to start or register your business in North Carolina are available in this section. Before you register your business name, check name availability here.
ASSUMED NAME REGISTRATION FORMS (DBA)
These forms are filed at the County Register of Deeds Office in the county where the business is conducted. (See GS 66-68).
Commonly used Register of Deeds forms
The most commonly used forms for Corporations, LLC's and Limited Partnerships are listed below. They can be completed and mailed to the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, Corporations Division. The appropriate address is on the bottom of each form.
Registration of Corporations, LLC's and Limited Partnerships can also be done online at the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, Corporations Division
. Call 919-807-2225 for assistance with online application.
Commonly used N.C. Secretary of State forms to start businesses
Commonly used N.C. Secretary of State forms to get authorization for an out-of-state company to do business in N.C.
N.C. EMPLOYER FORMS
N.C. STATE TAX FORMS AND PUBLICATIONS