Last updated October 31, 2020

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How to Form an LLC in Virginia

How to form an LLC in Virginia ← you are here
This Quick Start Guide is a brief overview of how to form an LLC in Virginia.

Detailed Lessons:
1. LLC Name Search
2. Registered Agent
3. Articles of Organization
4. Operating Agreement
5. EIN Number

Virginia LLC costs:
State filing fee: $100 (one-time fee)
Annual fee: $50 (every year)

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Here is a quick overview on starting an LLC in Virginia

How to Form an LLC in VirginiaA Virginia Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a legal structure used to protect your personal assets (home, car, bank account) in the event your business is sued.

An LLC can be used to operate a business, or an LLC can be used to hold assets (such as real estate, vehicles, boats, or aircraft).

How to form an LLC in Virginia:

After your Virginia LLC is approved:

We’ve created a free DIY course that will walk you through forming your Virginia LLC, step-by-step.

You can find the detailed lessons at the top of this page.

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Northwest ($39 + state fee) or LegalZoom ($149 + state fee)

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Matt Horwitz
Founder & Educator, LLC University®
Forming an LLC shouldn't be so complicated. Our step-by-step guide will make the process a breeze – and no complex legal jargon! LLC University® teaches people how to form an LLC for free in all 50 states. We hope you find our free guides and resources helpful in your business journey.

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