Once we have all of the necessary information from you, the Certificate of Incorporation will be filed with the Delaware Secretary of State as soon as you’re ready, and the remaining documents will be drafted in approximately 1-2 weeks. Please keep in mind that businesses with more than one founder sometimes take more time, because co-founders often haven’t addressed all of the legal issues when we meet with them.
Standard filings used to take 5-7 business days, but lately the Delaware Secretary of State is notoriously slower, and usually takes at least two full business weeks to confirm the filing. The Delaware Secretary of State also offers “priority” filing, for additional fees, as follows:
Yes. These are the additional fees, all of which are either required filing fees or mandatory mailing or registration fees:
Yes, of course, but unless you’ve already started businesses in the past and know all of the specific legal issues to address, you’ll likely be assuming unknown risks at the very start of your new business.