Change Arizona LLC address

Last updated on February 7, 2023

To change the address of an Arizona LLC, you will need to file an LLC Statement of Change of Principal Address or Statutory Agent with the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Official Arizona form to change LLC address

Complete this form and mail it to the Arizona Secretary of State to change the LLC's business address

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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.

Types of LLC

Depends on the number of members and whether it has elected to change its IRS classification.

Single-member LLC

Has only a single member. IRS considers it as a sole proprietorship for tax purposes.

LLC as C-corp

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

Multi-member LLC

Has two members. IRS considers it as a partnership for tax purposes.

LLC as S-corp

A special election for a maximum of 100 US shareholders.


Follow step-by-step instructions

How to change an LLC's principal address in Arizona?

Check the steps below:

1. Select a new address

If you are thinking of changing the address, you must have already decided on the new address. Whether it is your home, new office, or even an address provider, make sure you have the new address ready before you proceed with changing the LLC address.

Ensure you are able to receive mail at the new address. Though this address is not where service of process documents are served, it is important to have a mail handling facility at this address.

2. File an Entity Address Change form

To update your LLC address in Arizona, you have two options. The first and cheaper option is to file an LLC Statement of Change of Principal Address or Statutory Agent. The second is to update the LLC address with the Articles of Amendment.

Filing fees



Arizona Corporation Commission

Corporations Division – Examination Section

1300 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

3. File Form 8822-B with IRS

Apart from filing the address change with the respective state. You will also need to file with the IRS, to notify of the change of address. Using Form 8822-B.

4. Update your operating agreement

Change the address mentioned in the operating agreement to reflect the newly updated address.

5. Update state and federal government records

If there are government documents where you had to submit LLC address, make sure you update them.

6. Update your business contacts

Inform your banks, suppliers, partners, customers, privacy policies, and other legal documents.

Articles of Organization

In Arizona, 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 Arizona eCorp website


  • Mail a form to the state department



Arizona Corporation Commission

Corporate Filings Section

1300 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Online fee


Online processing time

30 days

Mailing fee


Mail processing time

30 days


There are couple of other forms that need to be sent along with your mail

Statutory agent

A statutory agent is an agent of your LLC on whom any notice, process or demand may be served. Every LLC in Arizona needs to have a statutory agent located in the state.


According to Arizona Revised Statute § 10-501:

  • 1

    Statutory agent can be an individual or an authorised organisation.

  • 2

    Statutory agent must have a street address where they can personally receive service of process.

  • 3

    Office of Statutory agent cannot be just a mailbox service of a telephone answering service.

  • 4

    Statutory agent must give a documented consent to serve as your LLC's agent


Failure to maintain statutory agent

If you fail to maintain a statutory agent and a registered office, it may result in administrative dissolution of your entity.

Entity name

Every LLC should have a unique name in Arizona. Arizona 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 Arizona ecorp business entity 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 Arizona corporation commission. 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.

Here are some of the guidelines in simple language:

  • 1

    Must contain the words "limited liability company" or "limited company" or the abbreviations "L.L.C.", "L.C.", "LLC" or "LC", in uppercase or lowercase letters.

  • 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

Related steps in Arizona

There are other actions you can perform in your Arizona LLC. See the pages for more details.

Arizona LLC add member

Arizona LLC remove member

Arizona LLC change name

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