Virginia Secretary Of State Office

We provide information for the Virginia SOS office below. If you need assistance, then use the information listed on this page to contact the Virginia Secretary of State Office. If you are looking to start a business and want to see if the business name is available, then view how to use the Virginia business entity and corporation search page.

Entity Formation Fees For Virginia

Below we list the fees to file articles of organization to form a business entity in Virginia.

LLC Business Corporation Nonprofit
$100 + optional $100-200 expedite fee $75 for 25,000 authorized shares or less + optional $100-200 expedite fee. See fee schedule for additional shares. $50 charter fee + $25 filing fee = $75 total

Virginia State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Virginia that a business should check for business license requirements.

Licensing Agency Contact Information
Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects Physical address:
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23230-4917

Phone: Licensing: (804) 367-8506
Fax: (866) 465-6206

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Board of Accountancy Physical address:
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 402
Henrico, VA 23233

Phone: 804-367-8505
Fax: 804-527-4409

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Board of Pharmacy Physical address:
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233-1463

Phone: 804-367-4456
Fax: 804-527-4472

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Department of Criminal Justice Services Phone: 804-786-4700
Fax: 804-786-6344

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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation Mailing address:
9960 Mayland Drive, Fourth Floor
Richmond, VA 23233-1485

Phone: 804-367-8500

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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation - Real Estate Board Phone: 804-367-8526
Fax: 866-826-8863

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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation: Board for Contractors Physical address:
9960 Mayland Dr., Ste. 102
Richmond, Virginia 23233

Mailing address:
9960 Mayland Dr., Ste. 400
Richmond, Virginia 23233

Phone: 804-367-8511
Fax: 866-430-1033

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Department of Taxation Physical address:
1957 Westmoreland Street
Richmond, VA 23230

Mailing address:
Office of Customer Services, P.O. Box 1115
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-367-8037
Fax: 804-254-6111

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Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs (OCRP) Mailing address:
P.O. Box 526
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-786-1343
Fax: 804-225-2666

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Secretary of the Commonwealth - Authentications Director Mailing address:
1111 East Broad Street, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: 804-692-0114

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State Corporation Commission Physical address:
Office of the Clerk - Tyler Building, 1st floor, 1300 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing address:
Office of the Clerk, P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-371-9733 or 1-866-722-2551 (toll free in Virginia)

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State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1157
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: (804) 371-9741

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Workers' Compensation Commission Physical address:
Virginia Workers" Compensation Commission, 1000 DMV Drive
Richmond, VA 23220

Phone: 1-877-664-2566

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  • SOS Office Location

    Virginia State Corporation Commission
    PO Box 1197
    Richmond, VA 23218

  • SOS Office Phone Number

    The Virginia SOS office phone number is 804-371-9733 or 866-722-2551.

  • SOS State Website

    To view the Virginia SOS website, please click here.

Map of Virginia State Corporation Commission