When two or more entities combine, or merge, a merger document must be filed with Secretary of State accompanied by the required merger filing fee(s). The company or a representative of the company, such as an attorney, must prepare the merger documents. This office does not provide a standardized form to file a merger. Generally, the required merger documents to be filed with Secretary of State include the following:
An additional $1.00 online processing feewill apply to all online filings.
See the West Virginia Code for specific merger requirements for each company type.
For further assistance filing a merger, contact the Business division.
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