Louisiana Fundraising Registration Requirements

Louisiana law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Louisiana Department of Justice. The Louisiana law governing charity registration is found in La. R.S. 51:1901-1904.

To register in Louisiana:

Complete the Charitable Registration Statement and mail to:

      Department of Justice
      Consumer Protection Section
      1885 North 3rd Street, 4th Floor
      Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Initial Filing Fee: $25

Requirements: Governing Documents, IRS Form 990 and Financial Statement

Annual Renewal: Yes

Annual Renewal Fee: $25

Extension Available: Yes

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Louisiana only requires registration for organizations using the services of a paid solicitor.

Please contact us if you would like us to complete your registrations for you.