CONV LLC-PC (REV 06/2019)
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Type or legibly print in black or blue ink.
Complete the Articles of Incorporation with Statement of Conversion - California Limited Liability Company
to a California Professional Corporation (Form CONV LLC-PC) as follows:
Enter the proposed name of the
converted (new) California
Professional Corporation exactly as
it is to appear on the records of the
California Secretary of State.
There are legal limitations on what name can be used for the
corporation. For general corporation name requirements
and restrictions or for information on reserving a corporation
name prior to submitting Form CONV LLC-PC, go to
A name reservation is not required to submit Form
A preliminary search of corporation names already of record
can be made online through our Business Search at
BusinessSearch.sos.ca.gov. Please note: The Business
Search is not intended to serve as a formal name availability
search. For information on checking or reserving a name, go
to www.sos.ca.gov/business /be/name-availability.
You should contact the California state board or agency that
controls your profession to find out if your profession has
name restrictions for a California corporation. For more
information, go to the California Department of Consumer
Affairs website at www.dca.ca.gov/about_dca/entities.shtml.
Enter the complete street address,
city, state and zip code of the
converted (new) California
Professional Corporation’s initial
The complete street address is required, including the
street name and number, city, state and zip code.
Address must be a physical address.
Do not enter a P.O. Box address, an “in care of” address, or
abbreviate the name of the city.
If different from the street address in
Item 2a, enter the converted (new)
California Professional Corporation’s
initial mailing address.
This address will be used for mailing purposes and may be a
P.O. Box address or “in care of” an individual or entity.
Do not abbreviate the name of the city.
The corporation must have an
Agent for Service of Process.
There are two types of Agents that
can be named:
an individual (e.g. officer, director, or
any other individual) who resides in
California with a physical California
street address; OR
An Agent for Service of Process is responsible for accepting
legal documents (e.g. service of process, lawsuits, other
types of legal notices, etc.) on behalf of the corporation.
You must provide information for either an individual OR a
registered corporate agent, not both.
If using a registered corporate agent, the corporation must
have a current agent registration certificate on file with the
California Secretary of State as required by Section 1505.
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