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Fee: $125
In compliance with the requirements of 15 Pa.C.S. § 8511 (relating to certificate of limited partnership), the
undersigned, desiring to form a limited partnership, hereby certifies that:
1. The name of the limited partnership (may contain the word “company”, or “limited” or ”limited partnership”
or any abbreviation):
2. Complete part (a) or (b) – not both:
(a) The address of this limited partnership’s current registered office in this Commonwealth is:
(post office box alone is not acceptable)
Number and Street City State Zip County
(b) The name of this limited partnership’s commercial registered office provider and county of venue is:
Name of Commercial Registered Office Provider County
3. The name and business address of each general partner of the partnership is:
Name Address
4. The specified effective date, if any, is:
month date year hour, if any
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, the undersigned general
partner(s) of the limited partnership has (have) executed
this Certificate of Limited Partnership this
day of , .
Return document by mail to:
City State Zip Code
Return document by email to: ________________________________
Certificate of Limited Partnership
(rev. 7/2015)
Pennsylvania Department of State
Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations
P.O. Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8722
(717) 787-1057
Web site:
Instructions for Completion of Form – (Certificate of Limited Partnership):
A. Typewritten is preferred. If handwritten, the form shall be legible and completed in black or blue-black ink in order
to permit reproduction. The nonrefundable filing fee for this form is $125 made payable to the Department of State.
Checks must contain a commercially pre-printed name and address.
Enter the name and mailing address to which any correspondence regarding this filing should be sent. This field must
be completed for the Bureau to return the filing. If the filing is to be returned by email, an email address must be
provided. An email will be sent to address provided, containing a link and instructions on how a copy of the filed
document or correspondence may be downloaded. Any email or mailing addresses provided on this form will become
part of the filed document and therefore public record.
B. Under 15 Pa.C.S. § 135(c) (relating to addresses) an actual street or rural route box number must be used as an
address, and the Department of State is required to refuse to receive or file any document that sets forth only a post
office box address.
C. The following, in addition to the filing fee, shall accompany this form:
(1) Any necessary copies of form DSCB:19-17.2 (Consent to Appropriation of Name).
(2) Any necessary governmental approvals.
D. For general instructions relating to the formation of limited partnerships see 19 Pa. Code Ch. 73 (relating to limited
E. This form shall be executed by all general partners named herein. Any natural person of full age, general partnership,
limited partnership, corporation or business or other trust may form a limited partnership if the organizing entity is
designated as a general partner in and executes this form. Under 15 Pa.C.S. § 8513 (relating to certificate of
cancellation), the Certificate of Limited Partnership shall be canceled whenever there are no limited partners, but it is
not necessary to name the limited partners in the Certificate of Limited Partnership.
F. Optional provisions required or authorized by law may be added. If a partner's interest in the limited partnership is to
be evidenced by a certificate of partnership interest, a statement to that effect must be included in this form. See 15
Pa.C.S. § 8511(a)(4).
G. This form and all accompanying documents shall be mailed to the address stated above.