Washington 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?
How do I incorporate in Washington?
When using our service, IncParadise will file, on your behalf, the required administrative forms and articles of incorporation with the appropriate Washington agency.
Is a registered agent required?
Yes. . The registered agent must have a business office identical to the registered office and must be either: (1) a natural person residing in Washington, or (2) a corporation or limited liability company with authority to transact business in the state. 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 Washington?
One are more are required.
How many Directors are required to start a corporation in Washington?
One or more as defined in the entity’s bylaws.
Are corporations in Washington required to file an Annual Report?
Yes. Each corporation must file a report annually on or before the day that the corporation needs to pay its corporation license fee.