6a and 6b: Provide the street address of the entity’s registered office address in item 6a and the name
of the registered agent at such address in item 6b.
6c: Provide the entity’s principal office address in Texas in item 6c if the address is different from
the address provided for the entity’s registered office (item 6a).
• Item 7—Address Information For Entities Not Required to Maintain a Registered Office:
Complete item 7 if the entity is:
¾ an entity organized under Texas law that is required to file an assumed name certificate under
Texas law, but is not required to maintain a registered agent and registered office address,
such as a Texas limited liability partnership or state bank; or
¾ a foreign corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, cooperative association,
professional association, or limited liability partnership that is not required to register with
the secretary of state to transact business, but is required to file an assumed name certificate.
Complete item 7b only if the address of the entity’s principal place of business in Texas is not the
same as the address of its principal office in Texas (item 7a). Provide the entity’s address outside of
Texas (item 7c) only if entity is not organized under the laws of Texas.
• Item 8—County or Counties in which the Assumed Name Used: The abandonment of assumed
name certificate is required to state the date on which an original assumed name certificate was filed
in each of county where the original assumed name certificate was filed. County filings for
corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships are
required only in the county or counties where the entity maintains its registered office and its
• Execution: An abandonment of assumed name certificate should be executed in the same manner as
an original assumed name certificate. An original assumed name certificate is executed by an
officer, general partner, member, manager, representative, or attorney in fact for the corporation,
limited partnership, limited liability partnership, or limited liability company. An abandonment
executed by an attorney in fact shall include a statement that the attorney in fact has been duly
authorized in writing by his principal to execute the certificate. Please review the form carefully.
Pursuant to section 71.203, a person commits an offense under section 37.10, Penal Code, if the
person intentionally or knowingly signs or directs the filing of an abandonment that the person
knows contains a materially false statement.
Payment and Delivery Instructions: The filing fee for an abandonment of assumed name
certificate filed with the secretary of state is $10. Fees may be paid by personal checks, money
orders, LegalEase debit cards, or American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards.
Checks or money orders must be payable through a U.S. bank or financial institution and made
payable to the secretary of state. Fees paid by credit card are subject to a statutorily authorized
convenience fee of 2.7 percent of the total fees.
Submit the completed form in duplicate along with the filing fee. The form may be mailed to P.O.
Box 13697, Austin, Texas 78711-3697; faxed to (512) 463-5709; or delivered to the James Earl
Rudder Office Building, 1019 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701. If a document is transmitted by fax,
credit card information must accompany the transmission (Form 807). On filing the document, the
secretary of state will return the appropriate evidence of filing to the submitter together with a file-
stamped copy of the document, if a duplicate copy was provided as instructed.