How Do I Form A Corporation in Utah?


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

Here is some basic information for your review.

How do I set up a corporation in Utah?

  1. Select a company name. The name of the corporation must contain one of the following words: Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Company, Co., Limited, or Ltd.
  2. State your corporation's purpose.
  3. State the number of authorized shares.
  4. List a Principal Office: Include street number, street name, city, state and zip code. PO Boxes are NOT permitted.
  5. List the names and addresses of the initial directors and officers.
  6. 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 $22 filing fee to reserve a corporation name.

Does Utah require a principal office?

Yes. Utah requires a principal office. The office must be a physical address. PO boxes can be listed after physical addresses.

Does Utah permit a mailing address?

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

Does Utah 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. Utah requires that a purpose be listed on the certificate.

Do I need to provide Utah an email address?

No. Utah does NOT require an email address.

Does Utah ask for any inclusion ownership information?

Yes. However, it is optional to answer these questions: 1) Is this a female owned business? Is this a minority owned business?

How much does it cost for a corporation in Utah?

Utah charges an initial filing fee of $70.

Are there any annual renewal fees in Utah?

Yes. Every domestic and foreign limited liability company registered to do business in Utah shall file an annual certificate each year on the company’s anniversary date and shall pay an annual report fee $15.

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

Utah takes about 7-10 business days to setup your corporation and receive your certificate.

How do I get an EIN number in Utah?

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 Utah 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 Utah website for more detailed information about incorporating. Thank you for your interest in forming a Utah 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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