General Information

The organizer must sign the Certificate of Formation but it does not need to be notarized. Note: It is unlawful to sign or direct the filing of a document that the person knows to be materially false. See Sec. 4.008 of the the Texas Business Organizations Code. Texas Business Organizations Code:


Certificate of Formation must be filed in DUPLICATE. A file-stamped copy of the document will be returned to the organizers but only if a duplicate has been provided as instructed.

Texas Filing Procedures

Filing Fees: $300 Payment Method: Personal check, money order, LegalEase Debit Card, MasterCard, Visa, Discover credit card. Note: Checks and money orders must be payable through a U.S bank and must be made payable to the secretary of state. Note: Fees paid by credit card are subject to an additional convenience fee of 2.7% of the total.

Contact Information
Mailing Address - When filing by mail
  • Secretary of State
  • P.O. Box 13697,
  • Austin, Texas,
  • 78711-3697
Fax Number- When filing by FAX
  • (512) 463-5709
  • When filing by fax, you must include your credit card information using form 807.
Delivery Address - When filing in person
  • James Earl Rudder Office Building,
  • 1019 Brazos,
  • Austin, Texas,
  • 78701
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