Out of state LLC but want to open a business account in state.

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I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but hoping it is a simple question.

I have an LLC in the State of Ohio for my rental properties there. I have yet to actually put my properties into the LLC nor create a business account. I am in the process of looking into opening a business account and am wondering if I can open one locally in California rather than Ohio? I reside in California and only have a California ID. So my question is, is it possible to open a business account in California when the LLC is in Ohio?

Thanks in advanced.

@Henry LiChi , why not open the accounts with an Ohio bank or a national bank that has branches in both states? You're going to do everything online anyway. 

@Jaysen Medhurst  

I have already thought of that but I have very limited time to go back to Ohio anytime soon.  I have already found my answer by needing to file a Foreign Entity form or open the account in Ohio as you said.


Henry - Did you have a physical address in Ohio for your LLC, or something like a UPS Store or PO Box?

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