Wyoming Secretary of State

Wyoming Secretary of State


The Wyoming Secretary of State is located in the capitol city of Wyoming, Cheyenne.  The Wyoming Secretary of State can be called the keeper of records.  Many things require to be reported to the Secretary of State in Wyoming to be legal.  Many things are filed with the Secretary.  Businesses, stocks, elections and much more are examples.  Another thing that the WY SOS is the keeper of is the Great Seal of Wyoming.  There are five divisions that make up the Wyoming Secretary of State office.  We will explore the business division below.

The Great Seal of Wyoming
The Great Seal of Wyoming

 

Business Division


The business division of the Wyoming Secretary of State handles business filings such as an LLC.  Did you know that Wyoming was the first state to offer the Wyoming LLC?  Neat!  Other business filings they handle are Wyoming Corporations, Wyoming Trusts, Wyoming Partnerships, Wyoming Non Profit Corporations and more.  Trademarks and trade names are handled by the business division.  You may have heard of some famous trademarks like Coke, Reebok or COWBOY DRAW.  See an example of a trademark here:  https://wyobiz.wy.gov/Business/FilingDetails.aspx?eFNum=035209073031145097145072236163212085252048022029

Business Forms


The Wyoming Secretary of State offers many free business forms for you to use when managing your Wyoming LLCs or Wyoming Corporations.

Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
Amendment to Articles
Correction to Articles
Dissolution of Articles
Organization Articles
Reservation of Name
Transfer Certificate

 

Limited Partnerships (LP)
Amendment to Certificate
Cancellation of Certificate
Certificate of Limited Partnership

 

Miscellaneous
Update Form
Verified Claim Form for Over Payment on an Annual Report

 

Nonprofit Corporations
Amendment to Articles
Correction to Articles
Dissolution of Articles
Incorporation Articles
Reservation of Name
Revocation of Dissolution Articles

 

Profit Corporations
Amendment to Articles
Correction to Articles
Dissolution of Articles by Incorporators/Initial Directors
Dissolution of Articles by Shareholders
Incorporation Articles
Reservation of Corporate Name
Revocation of Dissolution Articles
Transfer Certificate

 

Registered Agent Forms
Change of Registered Agent and Office
Change of Registered Agent’s Name and Office
Registered Agent Consent Form

 

Registered Limited Liability Partnerships (RLLP)
Amendment to Statement
Registration Statement
Withdrawal of Registration
Amendment to Statement
Registration Statement
Withdrawal of Registration

 

Statutory Trusts
Amendment to Certificate
Cancellation of Certificate
Certificate of Trust
Certificate of Authority
Fictitious Name Usage
Withdrawal of Certificate

 

Trade Names
Assignment of Trade Name
Cancellation of Trade Name
Registration of Trade Name
Renewal of Trade Name
Reservation of Trade Name

 

Trademarks
Assignment of Trademark or Service Mark
Cancellation of Trademark or Service Mark
Registration of Trademark or Service Mark
Renewal of Trademark or Service Mark

 

 

Online Filing


Online has been offered by the Wyoming Secretary of State since 2016.  Wyoming was the last state in the union to offer online filing for an LLC or Corporation.  You can now have a Wyoming Limited Liability Company or Corp in minutes.

Steps in Filing Wyoming Companies Online:

  1. Go here to form or register a new Wyoming business:  https://wyobiz.wy.gov/Business/RegistrationInstr.aspx
  2. Select LLC, Corporation or Non Profit Corporation.
  3. Fill out all the necessary information.
  4. Pay with a debit or credit card.
  5. Download your new Wyoming business PDF.
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