LLC Formation in Arkansas

Each state has its own rules that apply to forming an LLC. Knowing what is required in Arkansas will make forming your LLC easier.

Naming Your Arkansas LLC

The name you select for your LLC must end with "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company," "LLC," "L.L.C.," "LC" or "L.C." Arkansas permits you to abbreviate the word "Limited" as "Ltd." and the word "Company" may be abbreviated as "Co."

Member/Manager information

The following are Arkansas's requirements for the members/managers of LLCs:

  • Minimum number. Your LLC must have one or more members/managers.
  • Residence requirements. Arkansas does not specify where members/managers must reside.
  • Age requirements. There are no age requirements for members/managers of an Arkansas LLC.
  • Inclusion in the Articles of Organization. You do not need to list Member/Manager names and addresses in your Articles of Organization.

Requirements for the Articles of Organization

You form an LLC in Arkansas by filing Articles of Organization and paying the state-mandated fee. 

Registered Agent

Your Articles of Organization must list the name and address of a Registered agent with a physical address (no post office boxes) in Arkansas. Your registered agent must be available during normal business hours to accept important legal and tax documents for the business.

Professional services businesses

Arkansas allows professionals, such as accountants, attorneys, and physicians, to form professional limited liability companies (PLLCs).

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