Oklahoma LLC Annual Certificate

Last updated on November 23, 2022

LLCs formed in Oklahoma need to file this certificate with the Oklahoma Secretary of State each and every year. i.e., annually. Read about how to file this certificate.

File report online

Visit the official state government’s website to submit annual certificate online.

Visit Oklahoma official website
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What is an LLC?

Limited Liability Company

LLC is a business entity in the U.S that provides limited liability to its members. It has characteristics from both corporation and sole proprietorship. LLCs are permitted under State statutes of each US state.

Limited liability

Personal assets are protected for people with limited liability when they are sued.


A business entity that can issue shares and give limited liability to shareholders.


Owners of an LLC are referred to as members. They own membership interest in the LLC.

Sole proprietorship

Where an individual engages in business activity without formal organization.

Why file the report?

Oklahoma LLC Annual Certificate

An annual certificate is used to update basic information about your LLC and to to keep your business records up to date with the State of Oklahoma.

Filed every year

Each and every LLCs formed in Oklahoma must file this certificate every year.

Update your contact information

The annual certificate can be used to update primary contact email address.

File online, in-person or via mail

Annual certificate can be filed online, in-person or by mail.

Change in Business Address

You can also change your Principal street address by updating it on the annual certificate when it is due.

Oklahoma actions

Here are some of the actions business owners can take in Oklahoma:

How to file Annual Certificate in Oklahoma?

Follow these steps:

1. Visit official website

Every Oklahoma LLC is required to file an annual certificate each year. Your Oklahoma LLC Annual certificate is due annually by the anniversary of the registration date.



Head over to Oklahoma's official website to file this Certificate.

Filing fee


The Annual Certificate must be post marked, completed before the anniversary of the registration date to avoid late fee.

LLC Annual Certificate

Every LLC has to file this report in Oklahoma to stay compliant with the state laws.

Filing Annual Certificate

Oklahoma LLC is expected to file this report annually

  • File it online on Oklahoma Secretary of State website


  • Mail a form to Oklahoma Secretary of State website



Oklahoma Secretary of State

421 N.W. 13th

Suite 210

Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Online fee


Online processing time

1-2 days

Mailing fee


Mail processing time

7-10 days

Failure to pay

There is no late fees if you miss your filing deadline. However, after 60 days, Oklahoma will revoke your “good standing”. It may dissolve or revoke your LLC after 3 years of failure to file annual certificates.


It is due annually by the anniversary of the registration date.

Articles of Organization

In Oklahoma, Articles of Organization is the form you file with the Secretary of State to form an LLC. It contains the articles of formation for the LLC.

Filing Articles of Organization

There are a couple of ways to file

  • File it online on State of Oklahoma website


  • Mail a form to the state department



Oklahoma Secretary of State

421 N.W. 13th Suite 210

Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Online fee


Online processing time

2 days

Mailing fee


Mail processing time

7 - 10 days

Entity name

Every LLC should have a unique name in Oklahoma. Oklahoma maintains a list of names of entities in the state. Go through it to check if your chosen name is available.

Search for names

Go to the official website of the Oklahoma search corporation entities tool to see if the name you want is available.

Searching fee



You can reserve a name for your LLC for a specific duration by paying reservation fees to the Oklahoma business services. You will have to file your LLC formation documents within this period to keep the name. Alternatively, you can directly go ahead with the LLC formation without any reservation. That's fine too.

Reservation fee


Reservation period

60 days

LLC naming guidelines

The name you choose for your LLC must the official naming guidelines.

  • Oklahoma Statutes &sect18-2008


Here are some of the guidelines in simple language:

  • 1

    The name shall contain either the words limited liability company or limited company or the abbreviations "LLC", "LC", "L.L.C." or "L.C." The word limited may be abbreviated as "Ltd." and the word company may be abbreviated as "Co.".

  • 2

    Don’t include terms that indicate that you are doing an activity that you are not authorised to do.

  • 3

    Your name should be ‘distinguishable’ in the Secretary of State records. Adding a punctuation or ‘the’ does not make it distinguishable.

  • 4

    Don’t use words that makes it seems like you are a governmental entity or has an affiliation.

Frequently asked questions

LLC Annual Certificate in Oklahoma

It is very important to maintain full compliance in Oklahoma. Filing these reports helps you protect your personal assets by maintaining limited liability and also to be in good standing with the state. Read our guides to learn how to start and manage a business in Oklahoma.

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