Each state has different requirements for forming a corporation. Whether you are starting a business or incorporating a business already in existence, you’ll want to understand state requirements for North Dakota incorporation.
The name must contain either the word or abbreviation of "Corporation," "Incorporated," "Limited" or "Company." It must be in the English language or any other language expressed in English letters or characters. It may not contain words implying the company is incorporated for a purpose other than that outlined in the Articles of Incorporation. The name may not be the same as or deceptively similar to the name of a domestic or foreign corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, reserved name, registered fictitious name, or trade name unless consent is given.
The following are North Dakota’s requirements for directors of corporations:
The document required to form a corporation in North Dakota is called the Articles of Incorporation. The information required in the formation document varies by state. North Dakota's requirements include:
North Dakota allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys and physicians, to form a professional corporation (PC) .
View the following additional resources BizFilings has for forming and maintaining companies in North Dakota:
The state in which you form your company can provide certain benefits.