North Dakota

Please refer to your local statutes for the most up-to-date requirements.

Articles of incorporation

Business entity search
Additional info
Fee: $40
Processing: 20 business days (estimate)
Signatures: No special requirements at this time

Corporate annual report

Nonprofit corporations are required to file an annual report. Failure to file an annual report will result in being dissolved by the state.
Business entity search
Form (e-file)
Link: Search for your business to be directed to the appropriate form
Due: Annually, on or before February 1
Fee: $10.00

Charity registration

Initial form
Link: Charitable Organization Registration Statement
Due: Prior to soliciting funds
Fee: $25.00
Required attachments:

  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • A list of names and addresses of all directors, officers, and trustees. Indicate the individuals having the final discretion or authority as to the distribution and use of contributions received
  • Thoroughly check form instructions for any additional required documents
Renewal form
Link: SFN 11302
Due: Annually, on or before September 1. If registered in July or August, the first report is due on the next September 1.
Fee: $10.00

Income/franchise tax exemption


Sales tax exemption


Tax department

Raffle (games of chance)

Filing information
Due: Before event
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge