Foreign Wyoming LLC Certificate of Authority
To be clear, this article refers to those who wish to do business in Wyoming, but have incorporated in another state.
What does it cost to register a foreign LLC in Wyoming?
$100 in State Fee’s.
How long does it take for the State to process the Wyoming Application for Registration?
Normal processing takes about 3-5 business days, give or take 1-5 days for mailing. We can also fax or email you the final forms immediately.
What forms do I file with Wyoming to register my out of State LLC?
You will need basically three things to do businss in Wyoming as an out of state LLC –
1. An application for Certificate of Authority form
2. A Certificate of Existence, or a certificate of good standing.
3. The Consent to Appointment by Registered Agent form
4. The filing fee for the state.
What do I need from my home State?
A original copy of the Certificate of Existence/Certificate of Good Standing from your home state is required.
How current does the certificate need to be?
Your certificate must be current with 60 days of filing.
Will I need an Wyoming registered agent for my LLC?
Yes, and when you make Registered Agent Worldwide your registered agent, we charge a yearly flat rate yearly price of $97.00.
Do I need to have a Wyoming registered agent sign the filing?
Are there ongoing fee’s due to the state?
Yes, there is one fee called the Wyoming annual report fee which is due on the first day of the anniversary month you filed, every year.
Are there any other costs to a Wyoming Foreign LLC?
You need a Wyoming registered agent. If you decide to go with us, we charge just $97.00 a year to act as your registered agent in Wyoming. It’s a flat rate charged once a year fee, and comes with everything you need for registered agent services. We also offer virtual mailboxes. and, we can obtain all the certificates needed from your home State, as well as registration of your company in any State you choose. We can also incorporate internationally.
What exactly is a Foreign LLC?
To answer this question, it may be easier to give an example.
A Foreign LLC in Wyoming – is when person incorporates out of state, but does business in Wyoming. You could have an LLC in Delaware for example, that may own an asset in Wyoming, and pay state Taxes in Wyoming.
Domestic LLC in Wyoming- person incorporates in WY and transacts business in Wyoming, and has an adress in wyoming (beyond the Registered Agent address).
Why have a foreign LLC?
You can make use of lower fee’s and stronger jurisdictional law. Additionally, some states like Wyoming, have pro-business laws and privacy rights.