FRLLP App for Registration - 12/2011 Page1of2
PURPOSE: To register with the Secretary of State prior to
transacting business in Alabama pursuant to Sections 10A-8-10.06 and
10A-1-7.04 of the Code of Alabama 1975.
INSTRUCTIONS: Mail two (2) signed originals of this completed
registration, one (1) Certificate of Existence or Good Standing
obtained within six months of the filing of this application, and the
$150.00 filing fee (standard processing – no time period guaranteed)
or $250.00 expedited filing fee (processed within 3 business days after
the date of receipt of the registration) paid by check, money order, or
credit card to the Secretary of State, Business Services /Business
Entities, P.O. Box 5616, Montgomery, Alabama, 36103-5616. You
may email this application to
if you are paying by credit card (do not scan in 2 copies
you will need to authorize a $3.00 copy fee to receive a acknowledgement copy unless you are expediting processing). If
copy is provided/paid the acknowledgement will be returned via USPS or email if expedited processing is paid. FAX
submissions will not be processed, acknowledged, or returned.
The registration will not be filed if the credit card
fails to authorize and will be removed if the check is dishonored.
(For SOS Office Use Only)
This form must be typed or laser printed.
1. Partnership Full Legal Name:
2. The registered name of the Partnership for use in Alabama if the legal name is not available in Alabama:
Under 10A-1-5.07, the name of the partnership must contain the words “Registered Limited Liability Partnership” or
the abbreviation “L.L.P.” or “LLP”.
A copy of the name registration received from the Office of the Alabama Secretary of State is attached. OR
The entity requests approval of the name prior to registration and has included a separate $25.00 fee for expedited
3. State/Country of Formation:
Date of Formation (MM/DD/YYYY): / /
4. Street (No PO Boxes
)Address of Principal Office in the State/Country of Formation:
Mailing Address (if different):
5. The Name of the Registered Agent In Alabama:
Registered agent/office must be physically located in the State of Alabama (10A-1-5.31).
Street (No PO Boxes
) Address of Registered Agent in Alabama:
Mailing Address of Agent (if different):
6. The purpose/nature of the business of the partnership:
7. The Partnership began/will begin doing business in Alabama on: / /
8. The undersigned certify that this entity is a valid existing limited liability partnership in the state/country of formation
named in item 3 above.
9. The undersigned signatory authority certifies that the signature(s) meet the requirements of the Code of Alabama
1975, 10A-8-1.06 to include, but not be limited to declarations regarding accuracy and penalty of perjury, and any
copy requirements.
Typed Name of Partner Authorized
Date Signature of above Stated Authority
Typed Name of Partner Authorized
Date Signature of above Stated Authority
If you wish to pay the Office of the Secretary of State fees by credit card [NOTE: a credit
card receipt is returned with the acknowledgement copy if one is provided/paid. Alabama
Secretary of State office personnel cannot search for credit card charges, who made them,
etc. – if you may need that kind of service, DO NOT use this option.] :
Name of Foreign LLP:
Service Requested:
$25.00 Name Registration Fee
$150.00 filing Application for Registration
$3.00 copy fee if email (unless expediting/copy included)
$100.00 Expedited Processing fee *
E-mail for return copy, if expediting:
Card Type:
(Visa, MC, Discover & AmEx)
Card Number:
Expiration Mo/Yr:
/ (MM/YY)
Card Holder Name:
Complete Billing Address:
Street or PO
City State Zip
Signature of Card Holder:
MUST be Signature of Card Holder
*Expedited Processing is available at the Secretary of State’s (SOS) Office for an additional $100.00 fee.
The SOS Office will index a filing within three (3) business days after the date of receipt. The fee must
accompany the filing when it is submitted – we will not be able to search for filings to match with
expedite fees sent separately once they are in the workflow. To make a determination about expediting
you may want to visit our website at
and click on the Government Records tab.
Choose the Business Entity Records link and the Entity Name search – there is a date which work has
been completed through at the top of the page showing the current standard processing period.