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Filing Your Iowa Documents Online

You can file your Iowa formation documents online at the Secretary of State’s website.

You will need all the proper forms ready on your computer:

  • For LLCs: Certificate of Organization
  • For Corporations: Articles of Incorporation
  • Forms must be signed
  • Forms must be properly and completely filled out
  • Forms must be PDF format

If you hire Iowa Registered Agent Service, all your forms will be ready in your online account. Your information and our information will be prepopulated and ready

to go.

Who Can File

Anyone authorized to file forms for your company

  • Your Filing Party must supply the following information:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Email

The Fee: $50

How to Pay

Pre-Established Account or Credit Card (payment must be made same-day)

You can set up a pay account with the Iowa Secretary of State. To pay using your account, you’ll need your account number.

To pay with a Credit Card

  • Select “Pay by credit card”
  • Fill out form and submit
  • You will receive a Tracking Number
  • Fax or Phone your Credit Card information to the Secretary of State’s office the same day
  • Fax: 515-242-5953
  • Phone: 515-281-5204
  • Include your Tracking Number with your Credit Card information