Forming LLC in North Carolina
North Carolina limited liability companies are formed by filing Articles of Organization with North Carolina Secretary of State. The entire filing process takes 7-10 business days, however state offers expedited filing of 1 business day for extra fee. To learn more about forming an LLC in North Carolina you can visit North Carolina State government website.
Name Identifiers and Abbreviations
The name of the North Carolina limited liability company must end with one of the following words/abbreviations:
- Limited Liability Company
- Limited Liability Co.
- Ltd. Liability Company
- Ltd. Liability Co.
The Operating Agreement helps protect your company’s limited liability status and prevents your company from being run by the default rules created by your state. Although North Carolina does not mandate all LLCs to have Operating Agreement, it is highly recommended that you have one drafted.
Depending on the nature of your business some additional filings could be necessary to complete the proper set up of your LLC. Click on the items below to learn about each:
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Forming LLC in Another State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota