Forming a Legal Entity

Incorporating in West Virginia

Incorporating in West Virginia doesn't have to be a painful process. That's why we've assembled a list of the best resources for incorporating a business in West Virginia.

Incorporating in West Virginia is an easy task. We've provided the contact information and links you'll need to incorporate.

Contact Information

Business Organizations Division
Secretary of State
Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd.
East Charleston, WV 25305-0770
(304) 558-8000
Incorporate in West Virginia

Useful West Virginia Incorporation Links

  • Choose a Business Type - The Secretary of State's office in West Virginia helps you determine the appropriate entity type for your new business.
  • Reserve a Name - Reserve your business name in West Virginia and gain short term name protection while you prepare to file corporation papers.
  • Download Forms - Online filing and form index for business filings in West Virginia.
  • Licensing Requirements - Links to help you quickly find what you need for registration or permits required or issued in West Virginia to conduct specific business operations.

Last updated on April 11, 2011.

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