Virginia Stock Corporations

This page lists the filings that you may need during the lifecycle of your Virginia Stock Corporation. We encourage you to file online to save time and prevent processing errors.

  I want to... Fee Filing Method
Before You Form Reserve or Renew a Business Name (SCC631) $10 File Online or
Download Form
Transfer a Reserved Business Name $10 File Online
Start a New Business Form a new Virginia Stock Corporation (SCC619) See Charter Fees File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Form a new Virginia Professional Stock Corporation (SCC544)
Note: Only for businesses who provide the qualified services
See Charter Fees File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Restart Your Business Reinstate your business (SCC754P) $100 + unpaid fees File Online or
Request a Packet
Maintain Your Registered Agent and Registered Office Update your Registered Office Address or Change your Registered Agent (SCC635/834) No Fee File Online or
Request a Form
Resign as Registered Agent (SCC636/835) No Fee File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Update Your Business Update your Principal Office Address and the names, titles and addresses of your directors and principal officers (SCC1) No Fee File Online (select Annual Report) or
Request a Form
Change your Business Name by Unanimous Consent of the Shareholders (SCC710N) $25 File Online or
Download Form 
Amend Articles of Incorporation to update specific information (SCC710) $25 + any additional charter fees File Online or
Download guidelines to create your own articles. This is required for certain changes.
Restate Articles of Incorporation to replace the entire articles (SCC711) $25 + any additional charter fees File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Correct articles to fix information that was mistakenly provided (SCC607/807)
Note: Must be filed within 30 days
$25 + any additional charter fees File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Convert, Domesticate, or Merge Your Business Convert your Virginia Stock Corporation to a new business type (SCC722.12) Varies by business type File & Attach Online.
Download guildelines to convert to a Virginia LLC.
Domesticate your Virginia Stock Corporation to a different jurisdiction (SCC722.5-FN) $25 File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Merge your corporation with another eligible business type (SCC720) $25 + any additional charter fees File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Close Your Business Dissolve your corporation while the business winds up its affairs (SCC743) $10 File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Remove the decision to dissolve your corporation (SCC744) $10 File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Terminate your corporation after it has ceased conducting business (SCC750) $10 File Online or
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Terminate your corporation before it has issued shares or has issued shares but not started doing business (SCC751) $10 File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF