Basic Requirements to File Articles of Incorporation Florida

by admin on October 13, 2010

For Profit Corporations:

» The name of the corporation (The name must contain the word Company, Corporation, Incorporated, or an abbreviation of the word as will clearly indicate that it is a corporation instead of a partnership or other business entity.)

» The street address of the principal office and the mailing address of the corporation, if different.

» The total number of shares that this corporation is authorized to have outstanding at any one time.

» The name and Florida street address of the Registered Agent (The Registered Agent’s address is also known as the “Registered Office.”) A Post Office Box is not acceptable.

» A statement, signed by the Registered Agent, accepting the appointment as Registered Agent

» The name(s) and address(es) of the Incorporator(s)

» The signature of at least one incorporator

Note: For detailed requirements of profit corporations, see Chapter 607, Florida Statutes.

Non Profit Corporations:

» The name of the corporation (The name must include the word “corporation,” “incorporated” or an abbreviation of the suffix. The name may not contain the word “company” or its abbreviation “Co.”)

» The street address of the principal office and the mailing address of the corporation

» The specific purpose(s) for which the corporation is organized

» The manner in which the directors are elected or appointed

» Any limitations to the corporate powers as provided in Section 617.0302, Florida Statutes

» The name and Florida street address of the Registered Agent. (The Registered Agent’s address is also known as the “Registered Office.”) A post office box is not acceptable.

» A statement, signed by the Registered Agent, accepting the appointment as Registered Agent» The name(s) and address(es) of the Incorporator(s)

» The signature of at least one Incorporator

Note: For detailed requirements of not for profit corporations, see Chapter 617, Florida Statutes.

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