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URPOSE: To register with the Secretary of State prior to
transacting business in Alabama pursuant to Sections 10A-8A-1:01
and 10A-1-7.04(c) of the Code of Alabama 1975.
INSTRUCTIONS: Mail two (2) completed forms and the $150.00
filing fee by check, money order, or credit card to the Secretary of
State, Business Services, PO Box 5616, Montgomery, AL 36103-
5616. (if a return copy is requested send the copy and a preaddressed
postage paid return envelope with your Registration). This 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 LLP
online in the time it takes to type this application. If a copy is
provided/paid the acknowledgement will be returned via USPS. 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.
This form must be typed or laser printed.
1. NOT REQUIRED: Delayed effective date / / MUST be after date of receipt by
Alabama Secretary of State’s Office and not more than 90 days after signing of this document. If this is not
completed the filing will be dated the date received in approvable format
2. Partnership Full Legal Entity Name in jurisdiction of formation:
3. The registered name of the Partnership for use in Alabama only if the legal name is not available in Alabama:
Under 10A-1-7.07, the name of the partnership must contain the words “Limited Liability Partnership” or the
abbreviation “L.L.P.” or “LLP”. A fictitious name may be used only if the legal entity name is not available for use
in Alabama or the name does not comply with Article 5 of Title 10A.
A copy of the Name Reservation 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 processing fee.
4. I
f a fictitious name is used the undersigned certifies the resolution of the LLP’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
(For SOS Office Use Only)
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5. State/Country of Formation: Date of Formation (MM/DD/YYYY): / /
6. Street (No PO Boxes)Address of Principal Office in the State/Country of Formation:
Mailing Address (if different from street address):
7. 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:
Mailin Address of Agen
t (if different form street address):
8. The purpose/nature of the business of the partnership:
9. The Partnership began/will begin doing business in Alabama on: / / (MM/DD/YYYY)
10. T
he undersigned certify that this entity is a valid existing limited liability partnership in the state/country of formation
named in item 5 above.
11. T
he undersigned signatory authority certifies that the signature(s) meet the requirements of the Code of Alabama
1975, 10A-1-7.04(d) 10A-8A-1.06 to include, but not be limited to declarations regarding accuracy and penalty of
perjury, and any copy requirements.
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One or more partners may sign.
Date Typed Name of Partner Authorized
Signature of above Stated Authority
Date Typed Name of Partner Authorized
Signature of above Stated Authority
Date Typed Name of Partner Authorized
Signature of above Stated Authority
Secretary of State Payment Option Sheet: If you do not send an acknowledgement copy and a pre-
addressed postage paid envelope with the filling, you will not receive a credit card or prepaid account
receipt from the Secretary of State’s Office. If you are expediting and opt for the email return of
documents the credit card receipt will be emailed with the document. 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
______$4.00 Copy Fee (Acknowledgement copy-Sent by Standard Mail)
$100.00 Expedited Processing fee
Hold at Front Desk for Pick-up for:
(Service providers who run couriers for pick-upwe do not have a call for pick-up service)
*Email filing to:
(ONLY for expedited filings) 1- email No paper copy will be mailed.
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