How Do I Form A Corporation in New Hampshire?

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We make it easy to start your cororation in New Hampshire. 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 New Hampshire Secretary of State
  • Prepare and review the certificate of incorporation
  • Provide an New Hampshire registered agent office and legal address
  • Submit initial corporation filing fee to New Hampshire
  • Notify you of any annual compliance requirements

Here is some basic information for your review.

How do I set up a corporation in New Hampshire?

  1. Select a company name. The name must contain one of the following designations: Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Limited or Ltd.
  2. List a Principal Office: Include street number, street name, city, county, state and zip code. PO Boxes are NOT permitted.
  3. Mailing Address: Include street number, street name, city, county, state and zip code. A PO Box IS acceptable.
  4. State your business phone number.
  5. State your business email address.
  6. State the number of shares authorized, share type, and par value.
  7. Describe the principal purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized (and if known, list the NAICS Code and Sub Code).
  8. List the officers and directors, business address and title.
  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 $15 filing fee to reserve a corporation name.

Does New Hampshire require a principal office?

Yes. New Hampshire requires a principal office. The office must be a physical address.

Does New Hampshire permit a mailing address?

Yes. You can list a mailing address with New Hampshire. A PO Box IS acceptable.

Does New Hampshire need a duration listed on the certificate of formation?


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

Yes. New Hampshire does require that a principal purpose be listed on the certificate of incorporation.

Do I need to provide New Hampshire an email address?

Yes. New Hampshire does require an email address.

Do I need to provide New Hampshire a telephone number?


How much does it cost for a corporation in New Hampshire?

New Hampshire charges an initial filing fee of $102.

Are there any annual renewal fees in New Hampshire?

Yes. Every domestic corporation registered to do business in New Hampshire shall file an annual report due between January 1 and April 1. The annual report fee is $100.

How long does it take to get a corporation in New Hampshire?

New Hampshire takes about 2-3 business days to setup your corporation and receive your "stamped" incorporation certificate.

How do I get an EIN number in New Hampshire?

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 New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire website for more detailed information about incorporating. Thank you for your interest in forming a New Hampshire corporation.


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

Why order a corporation from DBI Global Filings, LLC?

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  • 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
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