Utah LLC Annual Renewal

Last updated on November 23, 2022

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

File report online

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

Visit Utah 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?

Utah LLC Annual Renewal

An annual renewal/report is used to keep your business records up to date with the Utah Division of Corporations.

Filed every year

Each and every LLCs formed in Utah must file this report every year.

Update your business information

The annual renewal is primarily used to update business data such as the Registered agent address and Names and addresses of LLC officials (i.e., members, managers, directors, or officers).

File Online

Annual Renewal can only be filed online. There is no option to file by mail

Change in Business Address

You can also change your principal office address by updating it on the annual renewal when it is due.

Utah actions

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

How to file Annual Report in Utah?

Follow these steps:

1. Visit official website

Every Utah LLC is required to file an annual report each year. Your Utah LLC Annual Report is due annually before by the anniversary date of the entity.



Head over to Utah's official website to file this report.

Filing fee


The Annual report must be postmarked, complete and compliant, before the by the anniversary date of the entity to avoid late fees.

LLC Annual Renewal

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

Filing Annual Renewal

Utah LLC is expected to file this report annually

  • File it online on Utah Department of Commerce website


Online fee


Online processing time



In Utah, Annual Report and Annual Renewal Report are used synonymously. That is, only one report needs to be filed yearly.

Certificate of Organization

In Utah, Certificate 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 Certificate of Organization

There are a couple of ways to file

  • File it online on State of Utah website


  • Mail a form to the state department



Utah Division of Corporations & Commercial Code

P.O. Box 146705

Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Online fee


Online processing time

2 days

Mailing fee


Mail processing time

5 - 7 days

Entity name

Every LLC should have a unique name in Utah. Utah 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 Utah business name search 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 Utah division of corporations & commercial code. 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

120 days

LLC naming guidelines

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

  • Utah Code § 48-3a-108


Here are some of the guidelines in simple language:

  • 1

    Must contain the words "limited liability company" or "limited company" or the abbreviation "L.L.C.", "LLC", "L.C.", or "LC". "Limited" may be abbreviated as "Ltd.", and "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 Renewal in Utah

It is very important to maintain full compliance in Utah. 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 Utah.

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