Business Entity Forms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The forms on this page are those in common use and except where indicated, their use is optional. The forms are numbered in series, each appropriate for filings under the same statutory chapter. Forms may be used under more than one chapter, please see Statute column below.

Certain forms are prescribed by statute for specified types of transactions. Their use is mandatory and is indicated with an asterisk(*) next to the form name.

Form NumberForm Name
Statute
1​Name Reservation Application
178, 179, 180, 181, 183, 185
1R Foreign Name Registration Application
178, 179, 180, 181, 183, 185
2 Articles of Incorporation - Business Corporation180
2 Online Articles of Incorporation - Business Corporation180
2 Close Online Articles of Incorporation - Statutory Close CorporationSec. 180.1801
4 Amendment to Articles of Incorporation - Business Corporation180
8 Restated Articles of Incorporation - Business Corporation​180
10 Articles of Dissolution - Business Corporation180
10 Online Articles of Dissolution - Business Corporation180
13 Statement of Change of Registered Agent178, 179, 180, 181, 183
13 Online Statement of Change of Registered Agent178, 179, 180, 181, 183
13R Resignation of Registered Agent*178, 179, 180, 181, 183
20 Newly Elected Officers and Directors180, 181, 185
21 Application for Certificate of Authority - Foreign Corporation*180
21A Amended Certificate of Authority Application - Foreign Corporation*​180
21B Adoption of Fictitious Name180, 181
​21QNBVApplication for Certificate of Authority - Foreign Corporation Qualified New Business Venture*​​180
24 Certificate of Withdrawal Application - Foreign Corporation*180
​24QNBVCertificate of Withdrawal Application - Foreign Corporation Qualified New Business Venture*​​180
52​ Articles of Interest Exchange​178, 179, 180, 181, 183
53 Statement of Correction178, 179, 180, 181, 183
54 Application for Use of an Indistinguishable Name178, 179, 180, 181, 183
55 Revocation or Recission of Voluntary Dissolution178, 180, 181, 183
56 Statement of Withdrawal of a Filed Record178, 179, 180, 181, 183
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Notice of Transfer of Name Reservation178, 179, 180, 181, 183, 185
102 Articles of Incorporation - Nonstock Corporation181
102 Online Articles of Incorporation - Nonstock Corporation181
104 Amendment to A​rticles of Incorporation - Nonstock Corporation​181
108 Restated Articles of Incorporation - Nonstock Corporation181
108 Special Special Restated Articles of Incorporation - Nonstock Corporation181
110 Articles of Dissolution - Nonstock Corporation181
110 Online Articles of Dissolution - Nonstock Corporation181
113C Appointment of Agent - Unincorporated Nonprofit Association*184
121 Application for Certificate of Authority - Foreign Nonstock Corporation*181
121A Amended Certificate of Authority Application - Foreign Nonstock Corporation*181
124 Application for Certificate of Withdrawal - Foreign Nonstock Corporation*181
202 Articles of Incorporation - Cooperative185
204 Amendment to Articles of Incorporation - Cooperative​185
208 Restated Articles of Incorporation - Cooperative185
210 Articles of Dissolution - Cooperative185
252 Articles of Organization - Unincorporated Cooperative Association193
301 Statement of Partnership Authority - Limited Partnership179
302 Certificate of Limited Partnership179
303 Amendment, Cancellation, or Renewal of Statements of Partnership Authority - Limited Partnership179
304 Amendment to Certificate of Limited Partnership179
305 Statement of Denial, Dissociation, or Negation - Limited Partnership179
308 Restated Certificate of Limited Partnership179
310 Statement of Dissolution or Termination​ - Limited Partnership​
179
321 Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Partnership*179
321A Amendment to Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Partnership*179
324 Withdrawal of Registration - Foreign Limited Partnership*179
501 Statement of Authority - Limited Liability Company183
502 Articles of Organization - Limited Liability Company183
502 Online Articles of Organization - Limited Liability Company183
502SE Articles of Organization - Student Entrepreneur Limited Liability Company*183
503 Amendment, Cancellation, or Renewal of Statements to Authority - Limited Liability Company183
504 Amendment to Articles of Organization - Limited Liability Company183
504 Online Amendment to Articles of Organization - Limited Liability Company183
505 Statement of Denial - Limited Liability Company183
508 Restated Articles of Organization - Limited Liability Company183
510 Statement of Dissolution or Termination - Limited Liability Company183
510 Online Statement of Dissolution or Termination - Limited Liability Company183
521 Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Liability Company*183
521 Online Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Liability Company*183
521A Amendment to Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Liability Company*183
524 Withdrawal of Registration - Foreign Limited Liability Company*183
524 Online Withdrawal of Registration - Foreign Limited Liability Company*183
601 Statement of Parnership Authority - General or Limited Liability Partnership178
602 Statement of Qualification - Limited Liability Partnership178
603 Amendment, Cancellation, or Renewal of Statement of Partnership Authority - General or Limited Liability Partnership​178
604 Amended Statement of Qualification - Limited Liability Partnership178
605 Statement of Denial or Dissociation - General or Limited Liability Partnership178
610 Cancellation of Statement of Qualification - Limited Liability Partnership178
611 Statement of Dissolution or Termination - General or Limited Liability Partnership178
621 Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Liability Partnership*178
621A Amendment to Foreign Registration Statement - Limited Liability Partnership*178
624 Withdrawal of Registration - Foreign Limited Liability Partnership*178
702 Declaration of Common Law Trust226.14​
724 Withdrawal and Final Report - Common Law Trust226.14
1000 Articles of Conversion*178, 179, 180, 181, 183
1500 Articles of Domestication*178, 179, 180, 181, 183​
2000 Articles of Merger178, 179, 180, 181, 183
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​​​​​​​​Fraudulent Filing Notice: It is a Class I felony in Wisconsin for a person to knowingly file a false corporate document if the person intends that document to be filed or delivered to the Department of Financial Institutions. The Department reports fraudulent filings to the Department of Justice or local district attorneys for criminal prosecution. See Wis. Stat. sections 178.0120 (4), 179.0124(4), 180.0129, 181.0129, 183.0122(4), and 185.825.

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​Contact Us

Phone: (608) 261-7577
Email: DFICorporations@dfi.wisconsin.gov
Mailing Address:
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Corporate and Consumer Services
PO Box 93348
Milwaukee, WI 53293-0348
Physical Address:
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Corporate and Consumer Services
4822 Madison Yards Way, North Tower
Madison, WI 53705 

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