Secretary of State
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Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564

Articles of Formation
Form a new business entity/organization

Online filing - To electronically file your formation document click here.

Paper filing - To file your formation document on paper, please click on the Form Name below to select the form you need. You may then print the form on your printer, complete by hand, and mail to our office with a check or money order.

CF Kansas For-Profit Corporation
FA Foreign For-Profit Corporation
DPA Domestic Professional Association
  Not-For-Profit Corporation
CN Kansas Not-For-Profit Corporations
FN Foreign Not-For-Profit Corporations
  Limited Liability Company
DL Kansas Limited Liability Company
FL Foreign Limited Liability Company
PDL Kansas Professional Limited Liability Company
LTB Foreign Series Limited Liability Company Application for Admission to Transact Business
LAO Kansas Series Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization
  Limited Liability Partnership
DLLP Kansas Limited Liability Partnership
FLLP Foreign Limited Liability Partnership
  Limited Partnership
CK Kansas Limited Partnership
LPF Foreign Limited Partnership
  General Partnership
GA General Partnership
  Business Trust
DBT Kansas Business Trust
FBT Foreign Business Trust
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To learn whether the name you’ve selected for your new business is available for you to use, visit our Business Filing Center and click on Search Name Availability.

The Secretary of State's office is a filing agency. If you are a business services customer who would like legal or other professional advice, we suggest you seek assistance from an attorney, accountant or other professional to assist you with the laws governing the formation and operation of business entities.