How Do I Form A Corporation in Kansas?

Kansas State Motto:
"To the Stars through Difficulties"

We make it easy to start your corporation in Kansas. DBI Global Filings will handle all aspects of forming your corporation. Here is what we do for you:

  • Check your company name for availability with the Kansas Secretary of State
  • Prepare and review the certificate of incorporation
  • Provide an Kansas registered agent office and legal address
  • Submit initial corporation filing fee to Kansas
  • Notify you of any annual compliance requirements

Here is some basic information for your review.

How do I set up a corporation in Kansas?

  1. Select a company name. The name of a corporation must have one of the following corporation endings: Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Company, Co., Limited, Ltd.
  2. Mailing Address: Include street number, street name, city, state and zip code. A PO Box IS acceptable.
  3. Select a tax closing month. December is the default.
  4. State the effective date of the filing.
  5. State the purpose of the corporation.
  6. State the number of authorized shares and par value.
  7. State the name and mailing address of each member of board of directors.
  8. State the duration of the corporation. The default is "perpetual".
  9. You can also have other provisions named.

Can I reserve a corporation name in advance of formation?

Yes. A name may be reserved for a period of 120 days. There is a $30 filing fee to reserve a corporation name.

Does Kansas require a principal office?


Does Kansas permit a mailing address?

Yes. You can list a mailing address with Kansas.

Does Kansas need a duration listed on the certificate of formation?

No. Listing a duration is optional.

Do I need to list a corporation purpose on the certificate of formation?

Yes. Kansas requires that a purpose be listed on the certificate.

Do I need to provide Kansas an email address?

No. Kansas does NOT require an email address.

How much does it cost for a LLC in Kansas?

Kansas charges an initial filing fee of $90.

Are there any annual renewal fees in Kansas?

Yes. Every domestic corporation registered to do business in Kansas shall file an annual report fee of $55. The annual report and fee is due on the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of the corporation's fiscal year.

How long does it take to get a corporation in Kansas?

Kansas takes about 3-5 business days to setup your corporation and receive your certificate.

How do I get an EIN number in Kansas?

Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) are issued by the Internal Revenue Service. States do not issue EIN numbers.

What does DBI Global Filings do? How much do you charge?

Upon receiving your order, we prepare the articles of formation, ensure that the information complies with Kansas state law, and review the filing for accuracy. We charge a one-time processing fee and an annual registered agent fee. Our processing fees are listed on our order form.

Information about other states is available by selecting a state from the menu below. Visit Kansas website for more detailed information about incorporating. Thank you for your interest in forming an Kansas corporation.


Our Incorporation Specialists are available by telephone, email or live chat.

Why order a corporation from DBI Global Filings, LLC?

  • Easy to order online, by phone or live chat
  • Transparent pricing -- our processing fee plus state fees -- no hidden fees
  • Experienced document retrieval staff
  • Same business day processing in most cases
  • Email and/or hard copy delivery
  • All major credit cards, Western Union and bank wires accepted
  • In business since 1986
  • Lifetime customer support

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