1300 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007-2996

 

Customer Service: (602) 542-3026

 

Toll Free In-State Only: 1-(800) 345-5819

 

General Questions


How and where do I submit documents for filing?


Why won't A.C.C. staff help me fill out my form?


What form do I file?


Do I have to use the A.C.C. forms?


What is the cost or fee to file documents?


Are fees refundable?


What payment methods are acceptable?


What is a money-on-deposit ("MOD") account?


How long will it take to process my document?


What is the difference between a corporation and a limited liability company?


How do I get an EIN or TIN?


My business is only on the internet - what address do I use for the known place of business?


Will my name and address be viewable by the public?


Is the information I submit on documents filed with the ACC public record?


Do I have to publish my document?


Where do I publish a document?


What do I do with the Affidavit of Publication from the newspaper?


How do I correct an error in a document?


The Commission misspelled my information - how do I get that corrected?


My entity is administratively dissolved - what do I do?


My company is out of business - should I let the entity be administratively dissolved?


How can I serve an entity?


How can I get a W-9 from the Arizona Corporation Commission?

Statutory Agents


What is a statutory agent?


Who can be a statutory agent?


Does the statutory agent have to sign anything?


How do I appoint a different statutory agent?


How does a statutory agent resign?


How do I change the statutory agent's address?

Entity Names


How do I reserve a corporation or LLC name?


Is a name reservation required?


What are the naming requirements for entities?


How do I get a "dba" name or trade name?


Is a name reservation the same as a trade name or a "dba" name?


How do I register a foreign corporation name?


Is a foreign corporation required to register its name?


What is the difference between a name reservation and name registration?


My entity's record shows a "name conflict" - what does that mean?

Corporations


How do I form a corporation?


How do I form a nonprofit corporation?


S corp, C corp, 501c3 corp - what do these mean?


How do I get tax-exempt status?


Should I form a professional corporation?


What are bylaws?


Are bylaws filed with the A.C.C.?


How can I get a copy of a corporation's bylaws?


How do I change the corporation address?


How do I change officers or directors?


How do I amend articles of incorporation?


What is a voting group?


How do I move the corporation to another state?


How do I report a bankruptcy?


Who can sign documents for a corporation?


Statutory agent?


How do I get a Certificate of Good Standing?


How can I convert my corporation to an LLC?


What is a benefit corporation?

Limited Liability Companies


How do I form a limited liability company ("LLC")?


Can I form a nonprofit LLC?


Should I form a professional LLC?


Must the LLC have members?


Can the same person be the only member and the only manager?


What if my LLC has a "managing member"?


What is the difference between members and managers of an LLC?


What is "management structure"?


What is a manager-managed LLC?


What is a member-managed LLC?


What is an operating aggreement?


Does the operating agreement get filed with the Arizona Corporation Commission?


How do I change the address of the LLC?


How do I change members or managers?


How do I amend the articles of organization?


How do I move my LLC to another state?


How do I report a bankruptcy?


Who can sign documents for LLCs?


Statutory agent?


How do I get a Certificate of Good Standing?


How can I convert my LLC to a corporation?

Foreign Entities


What is a foreign corporation or foreign LLC?


When must a foreign corporation or LLC register with the ACC?


What is required for a foreign corporation to obtain authority to transact business in Arizona?


What is required for a foreign LLC to register with the ACC?


Does the foreign corporation or LLC have to file amendments or mergers with the ACC?


When is a foreign corporation required to seek new authority to transact business in Arizona?


How does a foreign corporation amend its application for authority?


How does a foreign LLC amend its Foreign Registration Statement?


Is a foreign LLC required to amend its Foreign Registration Statement?

Annual Reports


What is my corporation's due date for its annual report?


Can I get an extension of time to file my annual report?


How do I file my corporation annual report?


Will I get a reminder to file the annual report?


What happens if I miss the deadline to file my annual report?


What is an Annual Benefit Report?

Record Requests


How do I get copies of corporation or LLC documents?


What is a "not to exceed" check?


Why do I have to pay up front for my document copies?


How do I get information about an old corporation or old stock certificate?


How do I get a Certificate of Good Standing?


What is required for the ACC to accept service of process for an entity?


What is a money-on-deposit ("MOD") account?

Technical or Computer Questions


What is the eCorp system?


Why would I use eCorp?


How do I search the eCorp database or search for detailed information on an entity?


The search options on the website do not fit my needs - I need information on thousands on entities - how can I get more information from the database?


What information is available from the database?


How do I order an ad-hoc report?


What is the fee or cost for an ad-hoc report?


What payment methods are acceptable for an ad-hoc report?


Can my ad-hoc report be emailed to me?


How do I download a document image?


How do I print my prior Annual Report?


Why do I see a blank screen instead of an image?

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Arizona Corporation Commission

1200 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

Corporations Division

1300 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

Tucson Office (Walk-ins only)

400 W. Congress Street

Tucson, AZ 85701