Use this form to file for Non Stock Corporation firm in the State of Delaware.
Text Version of this Form
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Delaware Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street – Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901
Certificate of Incorporation
Dear Sir or Madam:
Enclosed please find a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation to be filed in accordance with the
General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware. The fee to file the Certificate is $89.00. If
your document is more than 1 page, you must submit $9.00 for each additional page. You will
receive a stamped filed copy of your submitted document. A certified copy may be requested for
an additional $50. Expedited services are available. Please contact our office concerning these
fees. Please make your check payable to the “Delaware Secretary of State”.
For the convenience of processing your order in a timely manner, please include a cover letter
with your name, address and telephone/fax number to enable us to contact you if necessary.
Please make sure you thoroughly complete all information requested on this form. It is important
that the execution be legible, we request that you print or type your name under the signature line.
Thank you for choosing Delaware as your corporate home. Should you require further assistance
in this or any other matter, please don’t hesitate to call us at (302) 739-3073.
Department of State
Division of Corporations
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STATE of DELAWARE
CERTIFICATE of INCORPORATION
A NON-STOCK CORPORATION
• First: The name of the Corporation is ______________________________________
• Second: Its Registered Office in the State of Delaware is to be located at
__________________________________(street), in the City of ________________
County of _________________Zip Code_______. The name of the registered agent
• Third: The purpose of the corporation is to engage in any lawful act of activity for which
corporations may be organized under the General Corporation Law of Delaware. (If the
corporation is to be a nonprofit corporation, please add: “This Corporation shall be a nonprofit
• Fourth: The corporation shall not have any capital stock.
• Fifth: The conditions of membership are
(If the conditions of the membership shall be stated in the by-laws, please state that fact on
the above line.)
• Sixth: The name and mailing address of the incorporator are as follows:
• I, The Undersigned, for the purpose of forming a corporation under the laws of the State of
Delaware, do make, file and record this Certificate, and do certify that the facts herein stated
are true, and I have accordingly hereunto set my hand this _______________________day of
_____________________________, A.D. 20___________.
(type or print)
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The Delaware Division of Corporations only requires a statement indicating that you are a non-
profit corporation however the Internal Revenue Service has additional requirements. If you are
filing a non-profit corporation, please contact the Internal Revenue Service for their requirements.
In most cases, this federal agency requires certain language (501 c 3) be included in the Certificate
of Incorporation. If this wording is not present when you apply to the IRS for the tax-exempt
status, they will possibly reject it and you may have to file another document to correct this and
pay additional fees. The sample form our Division provides does not allow space to include this
language so you will have to use our form as a guideline and draw up your own Certificate of
Incorporation and insert the IRS language. We, the Delaware Division of Corporations, encourage
you to contact the IRS at 1-800-829-3676 or on the Web at www.irs.gov/charities and file your