Utah LLC Cost

We’ve compiled the most common fees so you know exactly what to expect when starting your Utah LLC.

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  • Starting a new business is exciting! We’ve helped over 500,000 entrepreneurs like you get their LLCs up and running. To kick off this process, you have to form the business by filing the Certificate of Organization and reserving the business name. We’ll talk about those in detail below and cover some of the fees that factor into the average cost to start a business in Utah. 

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  • Here are some of the Utah LLC fees:

    Utah LLC Filing Fee

    The Utah LLC filing fee is $56 to file the Certificate of Formation. This is the document that you file to create your business. Think of it as your Utah LLC’s birth certificate.

    Annual Renewal/Report Fee

    The filing fee to annually renew your Utah LLC is $20. You file the annual renewal form (also called the annual report) on or before the anniversary date of the formation of the Utah LLC.

    Registered Agent Fee

    Free: Utah requires all Utah LLCs to have a registered agent. Registered agents receive legal documents on behalf of the business. You can act as your own registered agent for no cost if you choose to.

    For a small fee, we can connect you with a registered agent in your area who can take care of this for you, freeing up your time while you do the important things.

  • After you pay the Utah LLC filing fee to start your business, there are more Utah LLC fees you need to know about. Let’s talk more about those now.

    Utah Certificate of Existence LLC Form

    Getting a certified copy of a Utah LLC Certificate of Existence costs $12. You may need this later on to prove that your Utah LLC legally exists.

    Utah DBA Name LLC Costs

    If you want to operate under a name other than your company’s legal name, you need to file for a Doing Business As (DBA) name. The LLC costs for DBA registration and renewal are as follows:

    • Registering an alternative (DBA) name costs $22.
    • Renewing your DBA name costs $27.
    • Changing to your Utah LLC’s DBA name costs $15.

    There’s no charge to cancel or transfer your Utah LLC’s DBA name.

    Foreign LLC

    Already have an out-of-state LLC and want to start doing business in Utah? No problem. To legally operate your foreign LLC in Utah, you need to file the Foreign Registration Statement and pay the $70 Utah LLC filing fee.

    Business Licensing

    Your business may have to get the following before legally operating in Utah:

    • Business licenses (e.g., liquor license)
    • Permits (e.g., signage permit)
    • Registration (e.g., business registration)

    Each of the above may carry additional fees.

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  • Yes. If you don’t pay the fees on time, the Utah Department of Commerce may revoke your Utah LLC’s registration. You may be subject to civil or criminal penalties if you run a Utah LLC using an unregistered name.

  • If you can’t pay your filing fees, then the Utah government won’t file your documents.

  • The Utah Department of Commerce: Division of Corporations and Commercial Code receives the filing fees. If paying by check, make it out to the “State of Utah.” 

  • The largest fee you pay to form your Utah LLC is the initial $56 fee to file the Certificate of Organization. Depending on your Utah LLC’s industry, you may have to pay additional fees. These could be more than $56.

  • You can use the following payment methods to pay your Utah LLC filing fees:

    1. Cash. You can use this method only if you’re paying in person. 
    2. Check. You can pay your filing fees by check if you’re paying in person or by mail.
    3. Credit Card. The State of Utah accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for in-person, online, or faxed payments. 

    If you pay the filing fee via fax, the Utah government asks that you include a cover sheet with your credit card’s number and expiration date. 

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