The resources below will help get your new West Virginia business up and running as quickly as possible. A person must be at least 18 years of age to start a business in West Virginia (see WV Code sections 2-2-10, 55-1-1, and 56-4-9). Have your initial Secretary of State registration fee waived if your business is
veteran-owned or if you are a West Virginia-resident
young entrepreneur age 18 to 29.
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