Incorporating a Corporation in Idaho

If you want to incorporate a corporation, Company Express will research the availability of chosen company name, prepare for you and file with the Secretary of State office all required corporate paperwork and obtain certified copy of filed documents, if it will be requested by the client.  We also will appoint registered agent for your corporation as required by the state law and help with many of your follow-up corporate needs such as amendment filings, written consents, and annual report preparation and filing. You can find below some of the State incorporation requirements:

Corporate Name Requirements

Name of Idaho corporation must be distinguishable from the name of  any existing entity or reserved or registered names. Company Express will research your company name to make sure it meets Idaho's standards.

Permitted designations: Idaho corporate names must contain one of the following words at the end of the name:
  • Co.
  • Company
  • Corp.
  • Corporation
  • Inc.
  • Incorporated
  • Limited
  • Ltd.
Restricted Names: The use of the following words in corporation's name will require approval by the state:
  • Engineer
  • Survey

Filing Requirements

Please note, that we, at Company Express, will handle all required incorporation filing for you. The following information is presented for your information only.

Required documents: Articles of Incorporation.

Turnaround time: About 12-20 business days. Expedited filings available for an extra fee (8-12 business days).

Follow-up filings: Not required.

Officers/Directors Information

Minimum number: At least one director is required.

Director qualifications: No special provisions.

Appearance in articles: Not required. 

Principal Office location / Registered Agent

Principal office to may be located outside of the state. Local registered agent is required.

Annual Reports

Time to file: Annual reports should be filed before the last day of of the month that marks the anniversary of incorporation. There is no state fee to file annual report. 

Signatures: Only company officers are authorized to sign annual reports. Emailed or faxed signatures are accepted.


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