Who can I contact for help with my filing?
What browsers are supported? How can I update my browser?
What information is available on the Short Form Standing Certificate?
What information is available on the Long Form Standing Certificate with Filing History?
What information is available on the Long Form Standing Certificate with Officers?
What information is available on the Business Entity Status Report?
Do Standing Certificates/Status Reports ordered in Annual Reports reflect my filings made?
What is the service fee?
What is an Electronic Check?
How can I validate a certificate that I received?
How much does it cost to file an Annual Report?
How much does it cost to file a Reinstatement?
What does it cost to end my business?
What is the application for Tax Clearance?
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding my application for Tax Clearance?
What does it cost to file the application for Tax Clearance?
What is the application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter?
Who can I contact if I have questions regarding my application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter?
What does it cost to change my registered agent?
Do I have to fill out the section for Worker’s Compensation?
Where can I locate the information on my Worker’s Compensation policy?
How can I obtain a print-out of what I have paid for annual reports over the years?
My business has been dissolved but I received a notice regarding filing an annual report. Do I have to file as my business is dissolved?
I am trying to end my New Jersey Limited Liability Company (LLC). Which ending selection should I choose, Dissolve or Dissolve and Terminate?
What do I do if my business name is no longer available when attempting to reinstate?
How can I go back to a section of my application and make changes?
I need to file a change to my business/amend articles of my certificate, how do I do that?
When will I receive my documents? Will I receive my documents by mail?
I forgot to download my documents, can I still retrieve them?
What happens if I don’t finish my application and close my browser?
What if my PC crashes while I’m working on my application?
How long can I leave my browser open with no activity without losing my application?
What are Annual Report Filing Reminders?
I have received a notice in the mail regarding filing my business's annual report. What should I do?
Standing Certificates and Status Reports ordered within the Annual Reports & Change Services application will reflect any changes
made during your filing. Please note, if you choose to wait and order documents from the
Business Records Service,
please allow 2 (Two) Business Days for changes made in the Annual Reports and Change Services to be reflected in the State's record.
The New Jersey Information Division of NICUSA, Inc. (NICUSA-NJ), an electronic government partner with the State, will process your payment through an upgraded and secure payment gateway. NICUSA-NJ will remit to the State of New Jersey all payments and amounts owed to the State.
The online charge processed through NICUSA-NJ includes funds in excess of payments owed. NICUSA-NJ uses the excess funds solely to develop, run, maintain, enhance and expand the State’s electronic service offerings. NICUSA-NJ does not share any excess funds with the State of New Jersey.
The following Certificates may be validated: Annual Report Certificate, Change of Registered Agent Certificate, Reinstatement Certificate, Pending Reinstatement Certificate, all Dissolution and Withdrawal Certificates, and the three types of Standing Certificates
All Outstanding Annual Reports
Current Annual Report -- $75.00
Current Annual Report -- $30.00
$95 for reinstatement
Foreign corporations will be required to pay a separate $25.00 fee for the tax clearance certificate directly to
the Division of Taxation.
$25.00 Change of registered Agent/Office (if applicable)
$150.00 for domestic; $200.00 for foreign
$25.00 Change of registered Agent/Office (if applicable)
$75.00 for reinstatement filing
If a NJ For-profit or Non-profit corporation elects to dissolve before commencing business or to dissolve without assets, there is no charge for the dissolution.
Tax clearance is required for all for-profit corporations to end their business in the State of New Jersey, and for foreign profit corporations to reinstate
their business in the State of New Jersey. The application for Tax clearance will be submitted to the Division of Taxation electronically. Please note that
the issuance of the Tax Clearance Certificate is a lengthy process and may take several months.
Please contact the Division of Taxation at 609-292-6400 with any questions regarding tax clearance.
The Application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter is filled out by domestic for-profit corporation. The application is submitted electronically for review to the Division of Taxation.
Please contact the Division of Taxation at 609-292-6400 with any questions regarding your application for Reinstatement of Corporate Charter.
You will need to select a new name for your business and file a name change amendment (with appropriate fee payment) prior to filing for reinstatement.
Click here to download the form to amend your business name. Once you complete the form, you must submit it to our Business Filing Unit. Delivery/return options are found here. If you require further assistance, please call our Business Services Hotline at 609-292-9292.
After you have successfully completed the application you will be presented with a confirmation page that provides link(s) to download your document(s).
You will need to download the documents electronically as they will not be sent to you by mail.
You can sign up to receive free electronic (text/e-mail) messages to remind you when it’s time to file your Annual Reports.
This service is provided by our E-Government vendor, NIC, through its gov2go service.
Gov2go offers a range of government services based on the State and county you enroll in.
To learn more about gov2go service, go to http://getgov2go.com/.
There are reputable business services providers that offer filing services for a fee
(plus the required State statutory filing fees).
However, there may be other businesses that solicit such work for a fee that are not
reputable and may not perform the expected services after a customer makes the required payment.
Please be aware that you can file your annual report yourself using the State's online filing service here.
If you have any other concerns, please visit the Division's website at