How to Change the Address of Your Florida Business

Last updated: August 31, 2022
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Changing the Address of a Florida Business

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Objective:

  • Learn how to change the address of a Florida business.

Entities:

  • Limited Liability Company
  • Corporation
  • Non-Profit Corporation

Additional Information:

Changing your business’s address is easy to do. All it requires is a simple filing done online through Florida’s Division of Corporations. We’ll walk you through each step below. If you have more than one member in your company, review your operating agreement or bylaws to determine if you have the authority to update your company’s information before doing so.

Procedure:

Updating Your Business’s Address Using Sunbiz

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1. In order to update your business’s address with Florida’s Division of Corporations, you’ll need your Document Number, which can be found by searching here: (https://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ByName)

2. Go to Sunbiz’s Address Change Form (https://dos.myflorida.com/SunbizEmail/SunbizChange/SunbizEmailFEINAddressChange) and input the necessary information along with your business’s new principal or mailing address.

3. You can also use this as an opportunity to update other information, such as your business’s best address and its FEIN.

4. After reviewing your information for accuracy, click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.

5. You can check the status of your address update by searching your company records on Sunbiz (http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ByName) by entering your Florida business’s name and reviewing the changes that have been applied.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How long does it take for the Division of Corporations to process my business’s address update?

A: The state will process your business’s address change in about a week. However, this timeframe may vary depending on the time of year, how busy the department is, and other factors.

Q: How can I confirm that the address change was successfully made?

A: You can download an image of your business’s updated address by searching your company records on Sunbiz (http://search.sunbiz.org/Inquiry/CorporationSearch/ByName).

Q: What are Certified Copies and Certificates of Status?

A: Certified Copies are copies of documents submitted to the state Florida that have been verified to be true reproductions of the originals. Legally, they are considered to be primary documents. A Certificate of Status, on the other hand, is a document stating that the LLC is authorized to do business in Florida and that it has met all state regulatory requirements. Each comes with an extra fee of $8.75.

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