The fastest, easiest way to cancel or withdraw a foreign qualified business is to file online at the
West Virginia One Stop Business Portal. To get started, create a user account log in through the portal. If you have an existing user account log in, simply log into your dashboard to dissolve or terminate the business.
Special Instructions regarding Corporations, Voluntary Associations and Business Trusts
The Secretary of State will request, in writing, clearances from the following state agencies:
After our office receives the written releases, which may take as long as two (2) years, we will prepare and mail a
Certificate of Withdrawal to the address provided in the withdrawal application.
The business is liable for all taxes, fees, penalties, interest, etc. until clearances are obtained from all departments and divisions listed above.
Unincorporated non-profit associations cannot file a cancellation/withdrawal online. See the special note below for further instructions.
An additional $1.00 online processing feewill apply to all online filings.
Filing Fee: $25.00
File online at the
West Virginia One Stop Business Portal.
Special Instructions for Unincorporated Non-Profit Association
See special instructions to cancel/withdraw a foreign
Unincorporated Non-Profit Association.
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: Business@wvsos.gov