New Jersey's Online Business Formation

Welcome to New Jersey's online Business Formation Service. You may use this streamlined service to file certificates of formation and authorization of business entities. Please note that your browser must be the most current version. Please see FAQs for any questions.

When should I use this application?

  • When you want to start a new business in the state of NJ (LLC, PA, DP, Non-Profit, etc)
  • When you need to authorize a legal entity in NJ for your business in another state

You should use the Online Registration form instead if:

  • You have already formed/authorized your business in NJ and need to register for tax purposes
  • You are looking to start a Sole Proprietorship or Partnership

Please use the navigation to the left to complete your business filing. Once you finish each section it will be marked with a check mark.

Filing Requirements

What you will need

  • Business Name & Type
  • Registered Agent information (including Email Address to receive Registered Agent notifications)
  • Good Standing Certificate from your home state (only for foreign entities)
  • Credit Card or eCheck
Additional Resources

Next steps and information to help manage and grow your business