USA Delaware Incorporation (Inc) & Limited Liability Company (LLC)

There are more than 850,000 business entities registered in Delaware, with more than 50% of these being publicly-traded. Delaware is one of the most popular jurisdictions in the USA to incorporate because it provides a complete package of incorporation services including modern and flexible laws, a respected Court of Chancery and a business friendly state government.

Company Name

Company names must be unique and not deceptively similar to other company names registered in Delaware. We are able to check that your proposed company name is appropriate. Limited Liability Company names must end with the suffix LLC or LC and Incorporations must end with the suffix Co, Corp, Inc. It is also possible to use the full word rather than the abbreviation.

Registered Office

Companies require a registered agent and a registered office where the Secretary of State and other official parties may send legal documents.

Delaware, we can provide you with a resident agent and registered address as part of our Corporate Administration Package.

Directors

Only one director of any nationality or residency is required to incorporate in Delaware.

Shareholders

Only a single shareholder is required and corporate shareholders are permitted. For LLC and C Corporations shareholders may be of any residency but S Corporations require a resident shareholder.

Share Capital

There is no minimum share capital requirement in Delaware.

Filing Requirements

Companies must generally keep accounting records, but these may be kept anywhere in the world and there is no obligation to file annual financial statements with the authorities. Companies are required to file an annual return along with paying the filing fee.

Timescale

Once we have received all the necessary documentation and conducted a company name check the incorporation process is complete in four days.

(USA) Delaware Company Formation Fees

Delaware LLC Company Formation -2 to 4 days

  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Government Filing & Licence Fee ($360)
  • Liaise with the local registrar and relevant authorities
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Delaware Division of Corporations
  • Appoint the members
  • Minutes appointing first members
  • Preparation of the first minutes of Board Meeting
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier

Our Corporate Administrative service includes:

  • Provision of the Registered Office and Registered Agent in Delaware (includes Registered Office for 18 months)
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
£700
Delaware Inc – Corporation – 5 days

  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Government Filing & Licence Fee ($360)
  • Liaise with the local registrar and relevant authorities
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Delaware Division of Corporations
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Minutes appointing first Directors
  • Preparation of the first minutes of Board Meeting
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • Leather binder with all documents and certificates
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier

Our Corporate Administrative service includes:

  • Provision of the Registered Office and Registered Agent in Delaware (includes Registered Office for 12 months)
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
£700
Additional Services
Company Administration

  • Provision of the Registered Office and Registered Agent in Delaware
  • Compliance with local domicile requirements
  • Maintaining statutory records
  • Maintenance of Shareholder Register
  • Maintenance of Director Register
  • Statutory Due-Diligence
  • 12 months basic consultation
  • Ensuring that your company is kept in good standing through payment of the annual government fee and filing of annual documents
  • The Annual renewal fee is payable every year after the first 18 months.
£360

Your company will be incorporated using your chosen name and we will ensure that the procedure is as simple as possible.

The whole incorporation process can be completed online and we will administer the preparation and filing of all registration forms on your behalf.

Proof of Identity

As part of our due diligence, we require proof of identity in the form of a passport copy for all directors and shareholders of the company.

Travel

There is no requirement to visit Delaware in order to incorporate.

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