Nonprofit Fundraising Registration

Louisiana Charitable Registration Requirements

Unless exempt, charitable organizations that use a professional solicitor must register with the Louisiana Attorney General before soliciting charitable contributions in Louisiana.

Out-of-state nonprofits that register under the Louisiana charitable registration laws are not required to qualify to do business in Louisiana. However, engaging in other business activities such as having an office or employees in Louisiana may trigger the requirement to register to do business in Louisiana.

Initial Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in Louisiana

The following is a summary of the initial charitable solicitation registration requirements in Louisiana:

Louisiana Charitable Registration Agency:Louisiana Attorney General – Public Protection Division
Louisiana Exempts the Following from Charitable Solicitation Registration:
  • Religious organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Hospitals
Louisiana Charitable Registration Form:URS
Louisiana Requires the Following Supporting Documents for
  • Articles of incorporation or formation document
  • Bylaws
  • IRS determination letter
Charitable Solicitation Registration:
  • Professional solicitor contracts
  • List of states where registered
Louisiana Charitable Registration Filing Fee:$25. Make check payable to Louisiana Department of Justice
Registered Agent:Louisiana does not require a registered agent for charitable solicitation registration
Louisiana Charitable Registration Filing Method:Mail Louisiana Charitable Registration Documents to:
Public Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
1885 N. 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Law Governing Louisiana Charitable Registration:
  • Louisiana R.S. §§ 51:1901-1909
  • 16 Louisiana Admin. Code, Pt. III, Ch. 5, § 515.

Renewal of Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in Louisiana

A Louisiana charitable solicitation registration must be renewed each year. The following is a summary of the charitable solicitation registration renewal requirements in Louisiana:

Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Agency:Louisiana Attorney General – Public Protection Division
Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Due Date:October 1
Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Form:URS
Louisiana Requires the Following Supporting Documents for Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal:
  • Professional solicitor contracts
  • List of states where registered
Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Fee:$25. Make check payable to Louisiana Department of Justice
Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Method:Mail Louisiana Charitable Registration Renewal Documents to:
Public Protection Division
Office of the Attorney General
1885 N. 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

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