PLLC Application Instructions


State of West Virginia
West Virginia Board of Medicine
101 Dee Drive, Suite 103
Charleston, WV 25311

Telephone 304.558.2921
Fax 304.558.2084

PLLC Instructions to obtain a Certificate of Authorization for a PLLC in WV

Applicants seeking a Certificate of Authorization for a PLLC through the Board of Medicine shall provide the following:

1. A completed and signed application form.

2. Fee of $100.00 – Business check, personal check, money order, cashier’s check payable to WV Board of Medicine.

3. Written documentation “Letter of Intent” for certificate of insurance of $1,000,000.00 in the business name of the PLLC.

4. Please note per the WV Business Code requirements, your PLLC shall contain the words “Professional Limited Liability Company” or abbreviation P.L.L.C., “PLLC” Professional LLC or Professional L.L.C. Business’s listed with LLC’s alone are not acceptable


Once this is received a “Letter of Authorization” will be sent to the Secretary of State. When you receive a copy of this letter form the Board of Medicine, you may proceed with filing your necessary paper work with the Secretary of State.

A numbered “Certificate of Authorization” will be issued after this entity submits to the Board a copy of the “Certificate of Authority of a Professional Limited Liability Company” issued by the Secretary of State.

A copy of 11 CSR 7 that pertains to PLLC companies is available on our Website.