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Corporations and LLCs

The Department of State has launched a new and streamlined online filing system to form Domestic Business Corporations and Domestic Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s).

Businesses can file their Certificates of Incorporation and Articles of Organization electronically, saving both time and money.

Business Corporation & LLC Formation

Learn more about forming an LLC in New York

Most Frequent Asked Questions about LLCs

Learn more about Business Corporations Filings

Most Frequent Asked Questions about Business Corporations

Other Corporate Forms:

Biennial Statements:

Most Frequent Asked Questions about Biennial Statements

UCC Public e-Filing

Most Frequently Asked Questions about UCC Filings


The Department of State is part of the NY License Center, the State’s official licensing portal where New Yorkers can apply for and manage their New York State professional, occupational and recreational licenses.

List of DOS License Applications available through the NY License Center:

Appearance Enhancement Business or Area Renter

Barber Operator

Barber Apprentice

Barber Shop Owner or Area Renter



Nail Specialty

Natural Hair Styling


Instructions for Creating an Account and Claiming a Record in the NY License Center

License Renewals

eAccess NY, for Real Estate professionals

Most Frequently Asked Questions About eAccess NY