Wyoming Articles of Incorporation

  1. How do I file Wyoming Articles of Incorporation? »
  2. Who do I file my articles of incorporation with? »
  3. What is required to be on my articles of incorporation? »
  4. How much does it cost to file articles of incorporation in Wyoming? »
  5. How long does it take to process articles of incorporation in Wyoming? »
  6. Do I have to include my name and address on my articles of incorporation? »
  7. Do I have to sign my articles of incorporation? »
  8. Can I designate you to sign as the incorporator? »
  9. Does Wyoming reveal my name and address to the public? »
  10. If you’re my registered agent, what name and address will be on my articles of incorporation? »
  11. Can you draw up my articles of incorporation for me? »
  12. How much do you charge to draw up my articles of incorporation? »
  13. If I hire you as my registered agent, do you also have to be involved in my incorporation filing? »
  14. If I hire you to draw up my articles of incorporation, how do you collect the necessary information and create a document specific to my company’s needs? »
  15. I want to form my corporation in my wife’s name. Whose name do we put on the articles of incorporation? »
  16. Can I set up my corporation with proxy members (president, directors, etc.)? Can you be a proxy member of my incorporation? »
  17. One of my business partners doesn’t live in the US. Can they still be a member of my corporation? »
  18. If my signature isn’t on my articles of incorporation, how can I prove that I own my business? »

1. How do I file Wyoming Articles of Incorporation?

You can get a copy of the Secretary of State’s official articles of incorporation from the state website. Fill in the proper information, sign it, and send it to the Wyoming Secretary of State. The filing fee is $100.

Download Wyoming Articles of Incorporation

The address to send your paperwork to is:

Wyoming Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Or hire Buffalo Registered Agent to file for you!

When you sign up with Buffalo, you have instant access to your online account. You can fill out your articles of incorporation in your account. We will mail you the Registered Agent Consent Form. Sign the form, send it back, and we will file your articles of incorporation with the Secretary of State.

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2. Who do I file my articles of incorporation with?

You file them with the Wyoming secretary of state:

Wyoming Secretary of State
State Capitol Building
200 West 24th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Don’t forget to sign your articles and include your $100 fee.

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3. What is required to be on my articles of incorporation?

Wyoming requires:

  • Corporation name
  • Name and physical address of your registered agent
  • Mailing address of your corporation
  • Principle office address of your corporation
  • Number and class of shares
  • Incorporators
  • Signatures of all incorporators
  • Contact person (phone number and email)

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4. How much does it cost to file articles of incorporation in Wyoming?

$100.

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5. How long does it take to process articles of incorporation in Wyoming?

Three to five business days.

Wyoming does not provide expedited service for any reason.

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6. Do I have to include my name and address on my articles of incorporation?

No.

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7. Do I have to sign my articles of incorporation?

No. Only if you choose to be your incorporator. All incorporators must sign.

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8. Can I designate you to sign as the incorporator?

You can hire Buffalo Registered Agent to act as your incorporator.

As part of our standard Corporation set-up package, we will:

  • Draft Articles of Incorporation and sign as your incorporator
  • File your formation paperwork with the Secretary of State
  • Act as your Wyoming Registered Agent for one year

We charge $200 for our standard Corporation Formation Package.

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9. Does Wyoming reveal my name and address to the public?

The names of your incorporators will be part of the public record.

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10. If you’re my registered agent, what name and address will be on my articles of incorporation?

Buffalo Registered Agents LLC
412 N Main St Suite 100
Buffalo, Wyoming 82834

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11. Can you draw up my articles of incorporation for me?

Yes.

As part of our standard Corporation Formation Package, we will:

  • Draft Articles of Incorporation and sign as your incorporator
  • File your formation paperwork with the Secretary of State
  • Act as your Wyoming Registered Agent for one year

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12. How much do you charge to draw up my articles of incorporation?

$400 for our standard Corporation Formation Package.

This includes:

  • Draft Articles of Incorporation and sign as your incorporator
  • File your formation paperwork with the Secretary of State
  • Act as your Wyoming Registered Agent for one year

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13. If I hire you as my registered agent, do you also have to be involved in my incorporation filing?

No.

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14. If I hire you to draw up my articles of incorporation, how do you collect the necessary information and create a document specific to my company’s needs?

We use standard forms accepted by the Wyoming Secretary of State. These forms are very straightforward and include a minimum of information. We can create forms unique to your company if you wish at no additional charge.

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15. I want to form my corporation in my wife’s name. Whose name do we put on the articles of incorporation?

You have two options.

One, if you wish to have your wife sign as your business’s sole incorporator, then her name will be the only one listed.

Two, you can hire Buffalo Registered Agent as your incorporator and we will sign for you

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16. Can I set up my corporation with proxy members (president, directors, etc.)? Can you be a proxy member of my incorporation?

Yes, you can set up proxy members.

No, we cannot serve as a proxy for your corporation.

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17. One of my business partners doesn’t live in the US. Can they still be a member of my corporation?

Yes.

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18. If my signature isn’t on my articles of incorporation, how can I prove that I own my business?

Two ways. First, if you hired Buffalo Registered Agent to be your incorporator, we would send you an Initial Resolution document that states that we have zero interest in your company and that full ownership is retained by you. This is an internal document and is not filed with the state.

Second, ownership and shareholder information are outlined in your bylaws.

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