Register your LLC in the US

Register your LLC online & access all services you need,
even if you're a non-US resident.

3 Steps to Form an LLC

  • 1

    Name your LLC

    The first step in forming an LLC is to choose a business name that is unique and not already in use by another company. It is important to ensure that the name you choose is available for use and complies with any naming rules and regulations in the state in which you want to register your LLC.

  • 2

    Prepare your documents

    After you have chosen a business name, you will need to gather all the necessary documents to form your LLC. These may include filing articles of organization, preparing an operating agreement, and obtaining an Employer Identification Number (EIN), which is a unique nine-digit number that is used to identify your business for tax purposes.

  • 3

    Submit your LLC application

    Once you have prepared all of the necessary documents, you can submit your application to register your LLC. This typically involves completing a form and paying a filing fee to the state. After your application has been reviewed and approved, your LLC will be officially formed without even needing to travel to the US.

Additional Services for LLCs

Workhy offers a range of additional services for LLC owners, including opening business bank accounts online, appointing registered agents, providing virtual business addresses, filing tax returns, and bookkeeping.

Business bank account for LLCs
Workhy can help LLCs open business bank accounts online, streamlining the process and allowing for convenient access to financial management tools.
Registered agent for LLCs
Workhy offers registered agent services for LLCs, helping to ensure compliance with state regulations and providing a reliable point of contact for legal correspondence.
Virtual business address for LLCs
Workhy provides LLCs with a virtual business address, allowing non-US resident business owners to use a prestigious location for their company without the need for a physical office.
Tax return filing & bookkeeping for LLCs
Workhy's team of experts assists LLCs with tax return filing and bookkeeping services, helping to ensure that their financial records are accurate, up-to-date, and compliant with tax laws.

Frequently Asked Questions

An LLC, or Limited Liability Company, is a business structure that combines the liability protection of a corporation with the tax benefits of a partnership. Forming an LLC is a popular choice for small businesses because LLC owners are not personally responsible for the company's debts or legal issues. LLCs also have the advantage of being able to choose whether to be taxed as a corporation or as a partnership. This flexibility can make the LLC an attractive choice for business owners.
As an LLC owner, your personal assets are protected if your company is sued or goes bankrupt. LLCs also have the ability to choose how they want to be taxed, allowing you to select the tax treatment that is most beneficial to your business. In addition to these benefits, LLCs are relatively easy and inexpensive to set up, compared to other business structures. LLCs can give your business a more professional image and enhance your credibility with customers, suppliers, and other business partners. Overall, forming an LLC can provide several advantages that can help your business succeed and grow.
To register an LLC, you must follow the guidelines of the state in which you wish to operate. The process usually includes choosing a unique business name that complies with state regulations, filing articles of organization with the state's division of corporations, creating an operating agreement that outlines the rules and regulations for the LLC, obtaining any necessary licenses and permits, and registering for state taxes. It is important to note that the specific requirements for registering an LLC may differ by state, so it is recommended that you seek legal or professional guidance to ensure that you are following the correct procedure.
It is possible for a non-US resident to register an LLC in the United States, but there are additional considerations to keep in mind, such as state requirements and the need to appoint a representative to handle the formation process. It is also important to consider any potential tax implications. Non-US residents may seek assistance with the LLC formation procedure from professional firms such as Workhy, which can guide them through the process and ensure that all necessary documents are completed correctly and on time.
In general, you can expect to pay a fee to file your articles of organization, which is the document that establishes your LLC. In addition to this filing fee, you may also need to pay an annual fee or franchise tax to keep your LLC in good standing. It is important to note that the cost of forming an LLC may vary depending on the specific requirements of the state you choose. It is recommended that you check with the division of corporations in the state where you want to form an LLC to get a better idea of the costs. You may also want to consider hiring a professional company formation service to help you with the process. While this will add to your upfront costs, it can save you time and ensure that your LLC is established correctly.