Virginia LLC and Virginia Corporation

Filed with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission 

 

Virginia Corporation Names

The Alaska Corporation name must include the word or an abbreviation of a word that indicates that the named entity is a corporation. Examples of a corporate name ending include “Incorporated,” “Corporation,” “Company” or “Limited.” The name cannot state or imply that the corporation is formed for a purpose other than what is permitted in the articles of incorporation. Also, the name cannot be the same or deceptively similar to any active domestic or foreign corporation or LLC filed with the state.

Alabama Limited Liability Company (LLC) Names

The Virginia Limited Liability Company (Virginia LLC) must use the term “Limited Liability Company”, “LLC” or “L.L.C.” The word “Limited” may be abbreviated as “Ltd.” And the word “Company” as “Co.” The name cannot state or imply that the LLC is formed for a purpose other than what is permitted in the articles of organization. Also, the name cannot be the same or deceptively similar to any active domestic or foreign corporation or LLC filed with the state.

Registered Agent

A corporation must maintain a registered agent at all times to accept any important service of process from the state. The registered agent must be located and available during regular business hours at a legal address within the state. Virginia prohibits the use of a P.O. Box as your registered agent’s address.

Director Information

  • Minimum Number – One or more.
  • State Residence Requirements – None.
  • Age Requirements – Directors must be a natural person at least 19 years of age.
  • Directors are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.

Officer Information

Officers are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.

Stock Information

An increase in shares may cause an increase in initial filing fees.

Corporate Records

Corporate records must be kept, but no location is specified.

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