Starting a business in North Carolina

In today’s global economy, North Carolina embodies everything your company needs to gain a strategic advantage. The state boasts targeted financial incentives, a talented and productive workforce, major market accessibility, and good communications, as well as an amazing quality of life. Starting a business in North Carolina could be your springboard for US success.


Requirements for starting a business in North Carolina

•   Share capital minimum of $1

•   An increase in the shares may cause an increase in the initial filing fee

•   Directors are not required to be listed in the articles of incorporation

•   At least one director is required

•   Residency for directors is not required

•   The name must be unique from other corporations

•   LLC’s must have LLC added to the end of the name, and Corporations INC


How much does it cost to start a business in North Carolina?

  • Due to the unique and individual nature of businesses, all enquiries are POA


How long does it take to start a business in North Carolina?

Starting a business in North Carolina takes approximately one week, depending on the receipt of all relevant information. The documents will be sent to you anywhere in the world.


Serviced or virtual offices in Carolina

Virtual offices include facilities such as telephone, fax and mail forwarding. The cost payable quarterly in advance is £220 per month, plus £660 deposit that is refundable within 30 days upon termination of your office contract.

Serviced offices are equipped according to requirement.


Accountancy Services

We provide a fully inclusive accountancy service for your North Carolina company. Contact us for a quote based upon the approximate number of monthly invoices and projected annual turnover.


How to start a business in North Carolina

In order to commence the incorporation procedure, we require the following documents:

  • A completed application form
  • A certified copy of each Directors/Shareholders passport
  • 100% of the District of Columbia Limited Liability Company or Incorporation Formation cost, due on receipt of a pro-forma invoice from us
  • Two utility bills less than three months old


For further information about our services for North Carolina company incorporation, please contact us.



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