Minnesota Incorporation Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to reserve a corporate name?
No, but it is recommended to reserve a name prior to filing to ensure that it remains available during the incorporation process.
How do I reserve a corporate name?
The reservation of your corporate name will be handled by IncParadise and is included in the price of our service.
Do I have to renew my name registration?
Yes as part of the annual registration process. See answer under annual report.
How do I incorporate in Minnesota?
When using our service, IncParadise will file, on your behalf, the required administrative forms and articles of incorporation with the appropriate Minnesota agency.
Is a registered agent required?
Yes. The registered agent may be a natural person residing in Minnesota, or a business entity formed or authorized to transact business in Minnesota. The registered agent must maintain a business office that is identical with the registered office. As part of our ongoing service, IncParadise does provide a registered agent service option that you can select during the online registration process.
How many Incorporators are required to form a corporation in Minnesota?
One or more are required.
How many Directors are required to start a corporation in Minnesota?
One or more as defined in the bylaws.
Are corporations in Minnesota required to file an Annual Report?
Yes. A registration form must be filed each year by December 31, except for the first calendar year of incorporation.