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Corporation, Certificate of Incorporation in New York State

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A new corporation founded in New York State must file a Certificate of Incorporation. This certificate is filed with the NYS Department of State (NYSDOS).



Businesses should consult an attorney to learn about legal structures.

Completed applications, with a fee, must be sent to the NYSDOS. Applicants are encouraged to file online.

NYS Department of State

Address
Division of Corporations
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Albany, NY 12231
Phone (518) 473-2492
Fax (518) 474-1418

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NYS Department of State

Address
123 William Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038-3804
Phone (518) 473-2492
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