STATE OF ALABAMA
STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY FOR
FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (LLP)
LLP Registration - 1/2020 Page 1 of 3
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.
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)