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What is a Virginia Professional Corporation?

Generally, if you are required to obtain some kind of license before you can market your skills in the state of Virginia then you will most likely need to form a Virginia Professional Corporationmore...

What are the advantages of a Virginia Professional Corporation?

Virginia Professional Corporations are commonly formed by a group of licensed Professionals who want to open a joint practice.   The main advantage of Forming a Virginia Professional Corporation is that malpractice by one of the Professionals will not be held against the other Professionals if they we're not involved in the malpractice.

Do I need a lawyer to Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia?

The short answer is no.  The state of Virginia does not legally require a lawyer to form a Virginia Professional Corporationmore...

Do I have to Reserve a Company Name before I Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia?

You are not legally required to reserve a Company Name for a new Virginia Professional Corporation before you submit your application to Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia.

Whether or not you need to reserve a company name for your new Virginia Professional Corporation depends entirely on your business situation.  The Virginia State Corporation Commission uses names on a first come first served basis.  So if you think that someone may snatch the Company Name that you have in mind, you may want to reserve that Virginia Company Name.

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What if the Virginia Professional Corporation Name I want is already taken?

If the Name you have chosen for your new Virginia Professional Corporation is already in use by a currently active Virginia Corporation or LLC, and you still want to use that Professional Corporation Name, then you will have to register a DBA Name with the county recorder in each Virginia county in which you want to do business. "DBA" is an abbreviation for "Doing Business As."

We verify that the Name you have chose for your new Virginia Professional Corporation is available before we submit your Incorporation filing to the Virginia State Corporation Commission.  If necessary we can register a DBA Name in Virginia for you so that you can open your new Virginia business as quickly as possible.

Are there any Company Name restrictions for a VA Professional Corporation?

A Virginia Professional Corporation corporate name must comply with all laws and regulations for regular Virginia Corporation corporate names.

In addition, a Virginia Professional Corporation corporate name may not contain any language stating or implying that it is incorporated for a purpose other than that authorized by its Articles of Incorporation.

A Virginia Professional Corporation corporate name must also conform with the name regulations of any applicable Virginia Professinal licensing board.

What do I have to do to Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia?

8 things you have to do in order to Incorporate in Virginia.
  1. Choose a name for your Virginia Professional Corporation
  2. Select an official address and a Registered Agent for your Virginia Professional Corporation
  3. Choose a Board of Directors for your Virginia Professional Corporation
  4. Decide who will be Officers for your Virginia Professional Corporation
  5. Determine how you want your Virginia Professional Corporation to be taxed
  6. File Articles of Incorporation with the Virginia State Corporation Commission
  7. Get a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  8. Issue Stock Certificates to the Initial Shareholders
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What do I have to do after I form my Virginia Professional Corporation?

6 things you have to do after you Incorporate in Virginia.
  1. Conduct an initial Meeting of the Board of Directors and adopt Corporate Bylaws
  2. Open a Business Bank Account in Virginia for your VA Corporation
  3. Obtain Business Licenses from the cities and counties in which you plan to do business
  4. Hold Meetings of Shareholders and Directors of each year.
  5. File the required Virginia Professional Corporation reports
  6.  Keep proper records of your Virginia Professional Corporation on file
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What information do I need in order to Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia?

In order to Incorporate in Virginia you'll need certain specific information about your new Company including the Corporation name and address; and Registered Agent information.
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How long does it take to Form a Professional Corporation in Virginia?

Processing times for new Virginia Professional Corporation applications vary depending on the work load of the State Corporation Commission's staff.  We've found that normal processing of new Virginia Articles of Incorporation takes the state around 3-4 business days.  Add 2-3 days for the time period for shipping the final documents by mail.  Choosing our Express Mail option can shave a couple of days off the total processing time for your Virginia LLC.
PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT GUARANTEE VIRGINIA STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION PROCESSING TIMES.
We are dependent on, and have no control over, the staff and systems of the Virginia State Corporation Commission.

In our experience 3-4 business days is the time it usually takes the Virginia State Corporation Commission to process a new Virginia Professional Corporation application. We get your Virginia Professional Corporation application to the VA State Corporation Commission ASAP. Once it is at the state we have no control over the new Virginia Professional Corporation application process.

Are there any Expedited Processing Options for new VA Corporation Filings?

The Virginia Secretary of State offers two expedited filing options for new Virginia Corporation applications. For an additional $100 the Secretary of State will process your new Virginia Corporation filing by the next business day. For $200 the Secretary of State will process your new Virginia Corporation filing the same day for applications submitted before 12:00 noon Virginia time.

How much does it cost to Incorporate in Virginia?

The state of Virginia charges $105.00 to Incorporate a Profesional Corporation.  This is the cost of filing and getting a Certified Copy of your Articles of Incorporation from the VA State Corporation Commission.  If you choose All Business Documemnts to help you form your Professional Corporation in Virginia our processing fees are $125.00.  We start processing your new Virginia Professional Corporation order as soon as we get it.

Total cost includes:
  • VA Name Check and Reservation
  • Prepare Articles of Incorporation
  • File Articles of Incorporation with the Virginia State Corporation Commission
  • Certified Copies of Articles of Incorporation
  • Virginia Professional Corporation Checklist
  • Priority Mail Delivery
  • Unlimited Customer Support
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VIRGINIA PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION SERVICES
For $125 our Virginia Professional Corporation services include:
 Same day processing   explain
 VA Name Check and Reservation
 Prepare Articles of Incorporation
 File Articles of Incorporation
 Certified Copies of Articles
 VA Corporation Checklist
 Priority Mail Delivery
 Unlimited Customer Support
ADDITIONAL VIRGINIA
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Expedited Service   explain
  $100 - Next day
  $200 - Same day
 Express Mail $60   explain
 S-Corporation Election $30   explain
 VA Registered Agent $135   explain
 Customized Bylaws $75   explain
 VA Good Standing Certificate $29   explain
 Federal EIN $65   explain
 VA Corporation Kit and Seal $75   explain
 Business License Research $150   explain
 
Processing fees $125.00
Virginia incorporation fees $105.00
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OUR ADVANTAGE
  • We start processing your Virginia Professional Corporation order as soon as it arrives.
  • We get your documents to the Virginia State Corporation Commission in the quickest possible way.  If we receive your order before noon Virginia time we will submit your Virginia Professional Corporation application to the State Corporation Commission on the same day we receive it.
  • We guarantee our work.  If you're not satisfied with our Virginia Incorporation services we will refund 100% of your processing fees.
  • We've been helping businesses Incorporate in Virginia for over ten years.  Our A+ BBB rating speaks for itself!
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