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PURPOSE: In order to register a foreign entity (any entity formed
outside of Alabama) to transact business in Alabama, the entity must
deliver to the Secretary of State for filing an Application for
Registration pursuant to Section 10A-1-7.04, Code of Alabama 1975.
INSTRUCTIONS: Mail two (2) completed forms with the appropriate
fee to the Office of the Secretary of State at PO Box 5616,
Montgomery, AL 36103. Include a check, money order, or credit
card payment for $150.00. The application is only accepted via mail
or courier and will not be accepted via email. Using a credit card
and our website, you may file the Foreign LLC online in the time it
takes to type this application. If a receipt is needed, use registered mail service or a courier service. The entity will
not be registered if the credit card does not authorize and will be removed from the index if the check is dishonored ($30
fee). All processing instructions are complete in this form and Payment Option Sheet.
The information completing this form must be typed or the filing will be rejected without
Emailed applications will not be acknowledged, reviewed, processed, or returned.
1. The legal name of the foreign entity as recorded in the jurisdiction in which it was formed/organized:
2. The name of the foreign entity for use in Alabama only if different from the legal name*:
*A fictitious name may be used only if the legal entity name is not available for use in Alabama or the name does
not contain the words “Limited Liability Company” or the abbreviation “L.L.C.” or “LLC” (10A-1-5.06).
3. If a fictitious name is used the undersigned certifies the resolution of the LLC’s governing authority to adopt the
fictitious name for use in Alabama and affirms the authority to make such a certification under 10A-1-7.07.
4. A copy of the name reservation received from the Office of the Alabama Secretary of State must be attached.
5. Street (No PO Boxes) Address of principal office:
Mailing Address (if different from street address)
(For SOS Office Use Only)
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6. Entity’s jurisdiction of formation:
(State or Country, if formed outside the United States, of formation)
7. Date of the entity’s formation in state/country of jurisdiction: / / (MM/DD/YYYY)
8. T
he undersigned certifies that the foreign entity exists as a valid Limited Liability Company under the laws of the
entity’s jurisdiction of formation.
9. Name of registered agent for service of process (MUST be physically located in Alabama):
10. S
treet (No PO Boxes) Address of initial registered office (MUST be office of registered agent and physically located
in Alabama):
Mailing Address in Alabama of registered agent/office (if different from street address)
11. If the entity registering is a Non Profit LLC, Series LLC or Non-Profit Series LLC. Please check type below:
Non-Profit LLC ______ Series LLC ______ Non-Profit Series LLC
12. The foreign entity will begin or began transacting business in Alabama (a date must be provided):
Began or Will begin doing business: / / (MM/DD/YYYY)
/ /
Date (MM/DD/YYYY) Typed Name and Title of Signature Below
Signature of Person Authorized to Sign per 10A-1-4.01, Alabama Code
n order to review the sections of the Code of Alabama 1975 referred to in the filing form you may access
and Go to Records. Choose the Code of Alabama link to review.
Secretary of State Payment Option Sheet: If you do not send an acknowledgement copy and a pre-addressed
postage paid envelope with the filing, you will not receive a credit card or prepaid account receipt from the Secretary of
State’s Office. Hold for pickup request – acknowledgement copy will have the receipt attached. The document of record
will be stamped showing the receipt of the filing fee and expedite fee but will not show convenience fees which will be
charged; (generally these fees are between 2% and 5% of the total charge).
Information MUST be typed or laser printed on a computer.
Entity Name:
Service Requested: X $150.00 Registration filing fee
$100.00 Expedited Processing fee
Hold at Front Desk for Pick-up for:
(Service providers who run couriers for pick-up we do not have a call for pick-up service)
______ Check is attached - Please make one check payable for the total amount of the fees (i.e., $250 if you are
Requesting expedited service) to the Alabama Secretary of State.
Charge fees to prepaid account: Account Number
and Account Name
Typed Name & Signature of Authorized Individual on Account
______ Credit 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