New York requires that within 120 days of forming your LLC, you must publish in two newspapers a copy of the articles of organization or a notice related to the formation of the LLC. The newspapers must be designated by the county clerk of the county in which the office of the LLC is located, as stated in the articles of organization. After publication, the printer or publisher of each newspaper will provide you with an affidavit of publication.
A Certificate of Publication, with the affidavits of publication of the newspapers attached, must be submitted to the New York Department of State, Division of Corporations, One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231. The fee for filing the Certificate of Publication is $50.
Fillable Certificate of Publication Form
New York City has notoriously high fees for newspaper publishing. One way around this, is to get a registered agent service located outside the city.
RecommendedThis registered agent service is located in Albany. The cost of getting the service is significantly less than the cost of publishing in New York City newspapers.