How to Form an Alaska LLC or Corporation

The process of filing or forming an Alaska LLC is well defined and we have some good information to get your started.  The first item that you'll need to have is a name for your entity.

Form an Alaska LLC

Alaska is a business friendly state, and in general a good place to register and form an LLC.  Next you'll need find a name that is unique, available, and meets the state naming requirements.  The name of the limited liability company must contain the words “limited liability company” or the abbreviation “L.L.C.,” or “LLC”.  Here are the appropriate ending identifiers:

  1. limited liability company
  2. LLC
  3. L.L.C.

You'll also want to avoid using certain reserved words like "Bank" or other medical words that are reserved for regulated companies.  You also must have a registered agent, a business address, a business purpose, member/manager details, and an Organizer to sign your paperwork.  You can see the form to Form an Alaska LLC here and it includes instructions for the form.

Incorporate in Alaska

Similar to the LLC above, one of the first things that you will need to have, is a name for your LLC.  An incorporated name must contain "corporation", "company", "incorporation", or "limited", or an abbreviation, as part of its name.  Here are the appropriate ending identifiers for your Corporation Name:

  1. Corporation
  2. Company
  3. Incorporation
  4. Limited
  5. Inc.
  6. Corp.

There is also a list of reserved words that you will need to avoid or have prior approval to you, view reserved name words.

Next you will need to have a registered agent and RA address, disclosure of corporate purpose, share information, and the signature of the incorporators.  Once you have the appropriate forms completed you can submit to the Secretary of State and pay the appropriate fees.

Alaska Secretary of State Links:
Secretary of State Address :
Alaska Secretary of State
550 W 7th AVE, STE 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
Secretary of State Phone :
(907) 269-8160
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