Phoenix Office
Arizona Corporation Commission
1300 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Corporations Division
Patricia L. Barfield - Director

(602) 542-3026
1-800-345-5819 (in Arizona only)

Tucson Office
Arizona Corporation Commission
400 W. Congress, 2nd Floor
Tucson, AZ 85701

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STARPAS is getting a facelift!  The STARPAS system and the Corporations Division web information is changing to a more modern and user-friendly interface. Expect to see the change next week. The same functions and features are there, but they will look different. You will need to update your links or "favorites." The new interface is called eCorp. We think you will like the new look and feel!
NEW! (April 15, 2015)  Legislative update - effective in July, 2015 - HOAs. Effective around July 3, 2015, HOAs that are regulated by title 33 of the Arizona Revised Statutes will have to submit with their annual report a separate statement with certain contact information. See H.B. 2084 for details, at
Legislative update - effective January 1, 2015. For information about benefit corporations and the Arizona Entity Restructuring Act, please click here.
Foreign entity conversions - To provide more clarity to customers filing on behalf of foreign corporations and LLCs, we have prepared a guide indicating the process to be followed for conversions in foreign jurisdictions. Click here for the guide. 
MOD account holders and resubmissions - email your document! We are pleased to announce that we are accepting documents via email, but only if you are a MOD account holder or are resubmitting a document that was previously paid for but rejected. We cannot accept credit card information over email, so we cannot accept new document submissions. If you qualify to use the email submission process, the document should be scanned as a .pdf file and sent to us as an attachment to
IMPORTANT: the document you scan should be very clean and legible. The better the quality of your copy, the better it will scan into our system and the better it will look in the entity record! 
Service of process - read about the updated procedure for service of process here.
Annual Report Email Reminders are here! Corporations - go to your entity's record (use the "search for an entity" link on the right). You will see a button for subscribing to the email reminder service. Click on the button and read all about it. Go subscribe!
MOD account holders: Please read this about keeping your account funded. 
Processing times: The current processing times are posted each Monday under the link on the right for "Document processing times."   
New forms: New forms are available for use as of July 9, 2012. Read about the new forms here or go directly to the forms index.   Reminder-the known place of business address in Arizona must be a street address! More information....
Website changes: We will also be making some changes to our website over the coming weeks and months. We appreciate your patience as we make these changes, which we believe will make it easier to find the information you need to start your business and keep its public record updated.









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