Oklahoma LLC and Oklahoma Corporation
Filed with the Oklahoma Secretary of State
Oklahoma Corporation Names
The Oklahoma Corporation name must include one of the following words: “Association,” “Company,” “Corporation,” “Club,” “Foundation,” “Fund,” “Incorporated,” “Institute,” “Society,” “Union,” “Syndicate” or “Limited” or one of the abbreviations “Co.,” “Corp.,” “Inc.” or “Ltd.” 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.
Oklahoma Limited Liability Company (LLC) Names
The Oklahoma Limited Liability Company (Oklahoma 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.
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. Oklahoma prohibits the use of a P.O. Box as your registered agent’s address.
- 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.
Officers are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation.
An increase in shares may cause an increase in initial filing fees.
Certain records must be kept; however, there is no provision as to the location of required records.
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