How Do I Form A Corporation in Vermont?

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"freedom and unity"

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

Here is some basic information for your review.

How do I set up a corporation in Vermont?

  1. Select a company name. The name of a limited liability
    company must contain one of the following ending words:
    • Corporation
    • Corp.
    • Incorporated
    • Inc.
    • Company
    • Co.
    • Limited
    • Ltd.
  2. List your company's business purpose. This can be a "general purpose" statement.
  3. List a Principal Office: Include street number, street name, city, state and zip code. PO Boxes are NOT permitted.
  4. Mailing Address: Include street number, street name, city, state and zip code. A PO Box IS acceptable.
  5. Select a fiscal month. The default month is December.
  6. State the number of authorized shares.
  7. State the par value of each share of stock.
  8. State the initial directors' names and addresses
  9. You can also have other provisions named.

Does Vermont require a principal office?

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

Does Vermont permit a mailing address?

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

Does Vermont 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. Vermont does require that a purpose be listed on the certificate.

How much does it cost for a corporation in Vermont?

Vermont charges an initial filing fee of $125.

Are there are annual renewal fees in Vermont?

Yes. Every domestic corporation registered to do business in Vermont shall file an annual report on or before March 15. The annual report fee is $45.

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

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

How do I get an EIN number in Vermont?

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


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

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