The fastest, easiest way to register a new business is to file online at
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 register a new business.
Filing online ensures all registration requirements with the necessary state agencies for the type of business you will be conducting are met.
If the business will be owned by a veteran or by a West Virginia-resident young entrepreneur (age 18-29), the initial Secretary of State business registration fee may be waived. Click the links below to learn more.
*Waives the initial Secretary of State business registration fee only.
An additional $1.00 online processing feewill apply to all online filings.
We also provide paper forms to register your domestic West Virginia business. Select your business type:
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