Virginia Business Trusts

This page lists the filings that you may need during the lifecycle of your Virginia Business Trust. We encourage you to file online to save time and prevent processing errors.
 
  I want to... Fee Filing Method
Before You Form Reserve or Renew a Business Name (SCC631) $10 File Online or
Download Form
Transfer a Reserved Business Name $10 File Online
Start a New Business Form a new Virginia Business Trust (BTA1212) $100 File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Restart Your Business Reinstate your business (BTA1239P) $100 + unpaid fees File Online or
Request a Packet
Maintain Your Registered Agent and Registered Office Update your Registered Office Address or Change your Registered Agent (BTA1221) No Fee File Online or
Request a Form
Resign as Registered Agent (BTA1222) No Fee File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF
Update Your Business Amend Articles of Trust to update specific information (BTA1216) $25 File Online or
Download guidelines to create your own articles. This is required for certain changes.
Restate Articles of Trust to replace the entire articles (BTA1217) $25 File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Correct Articles of Trust to fix a name or address that was mistakenly provided (BTA1213) $25 File & Attach Online.
Download guidelines to create your own articles.
Convert, Domesticate, or Merge Your Business Convert your Business Trust to a new business type Varies by business type File & Attach Online.
You must create your own articles. We do not have a guide available.
Domesticate your Virginia Business Trust to a different jurisdiction $25 See information on filing requirements. You must create your own articles.
Merge your Virginia Business Trust with another eligible business $25 File & Attach Online.
You must create your own articles. We do not have a guide available.
Close Your Business Cancel your business (BTA1238) $25 File Online or
Download Form DOC or PDF