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Quick Notes on Incorporating in South Dakota


Processing time State fees Our fee
15 to 20 business days
on average
$150
C-Corp or S-Corp
$150
LLC
South Dakota has an average incorporation processing time of 15 to 20 business days.

The state of South Dakota requires a fee of $150 to form a C-Corp or S-Corp, and a fee of $150 to form an LLC (Limited Liability Company).

These South Dakota state fees are in addition to our incorporation fee, which is $139 for our Standard Package, $297 for our Premier Package, or $773 for our Venture Package.


South Dakota maintenance requirements for C-Corps and S-Corps
South Dakota companies must file an annual report with the Secretary of State by the first day of the second month following the anniversary month of the company each year.

The filing fee is $25.


South Dakota maintenance requirements for LLCs
South Dakota companies must file an annual report with the Secretary of State by the first day of the second month following the anniversary month of the company each year.

The filing fee is $25.