Corporation, Certificate of Incorporation in New York State

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A new corporation founded in New York State must file a Certificate of Incorporation. This certificate is filed with the NYS Department of State (NYSDOS).

Businesses should consult an attorney to learn about legal structures.

Completed applications, with a fee, must be sent to the NYSDOS. Applicants are encouraged to file online.



For more information, contact:

NYS Department of State
Division of Corporations
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Albany, NY 12231
Phone: (518) 473-2492
Fax: (518) 474-1418
corporations@dos.ny.gov
Deaf, hearing impaired, and speech-disabled callers, please call 711.

Website: http://www.dos.ny.gov/

NYS Department of State
123 William Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038-3804
Phone: (518) 473-2492
licensing@dos.ny.gov

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