Certificate Of Amendment-Corporate Name Change Only–Stock {AMDT-STK-NA} | Pdf Fpdf Docx | California

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Certificate Of Amendment-Corporate Name Change Only–Stock {AMDT-STK-NA} | Pdf Fpdf Docx | California

Last updated: 4/20/2022

Certificate Of Amendment-Corporate Name Change Only–Stock {AMDT-STK-NA}

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Instructions for Completing the Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation 226 Name Change Only - Stock (Form AMDT-STK-NA) To change the name of a domestic (formed in California) stock corporation, the corporation must file a Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation that meets the requirements of California Corporations Code sections 173, 193 and 900-908. Before submitting the completed form, you should consult with a private attorney for advice about your specific business needs. Note: Form AMDT-STK-NA has been created for ease in filing, however, any format may be used that meets statutory requirements. Form AMDT-STK-NA can be used: If the name change amendment is the only amendment being made by the corporation.If the name change amendment has been approved by at least a majority of the board of directors. If the corporation has only a single class of shares. If the name change amendment has been approved by at least a majority of the shareholders.If the name change amendment is verified, dated, and signed by two corporate officers, as described inthe instructions for Item 5 below.If the corporation does not meet all of the requirements listed above, Form AMDT-STK-NA cannot be used. Instead, you must compose a Certificate of Amendment that meets the statutory requirements of Sections 173, 193 and 900-907. Fees: Required Filing Fee: A $30.00 filing fee is required to file a Certificate of Amendment of Articles ofIncorporation.Faster Service Fee:oCounter Drop Off: A separate, non-refundable $15.00 counter drop off fee is required if youdeliver in person (drop off) your completed document at our Sacramento office. The $15.00counter drop off fee provides priority service over documents submitted by mail. The specialhandling fee is not refundable whether the document is filed or rejected. o Guaranteed Expedite Drop Off: For more urgent submissions, documents can be processedwithin a guaranteed timeframe for a non-refundable fee in lieu of the counter drop off fee. Fordetailed information about this faster processing service through our Preclearance and ExpeditedFiling Services, go to oCounter and guaranteed expedite services are available only for documents delivered in person(drop off) to our Sacramento office.Copies: Upon filing, we will return one (1) plain copy of your filed document for free, and will certify the copy upon request and payment of a $5 certification fee. To obtain additional copies or certified copies of the filed document, include payment for copy fees and certification fees at the time the document is submitted. Additional copy fees are $1.00 for the first page and $.50 for each attachment page. For certified copies, there is an additional $5.00 certification fee, per document. Payment Type: Check(s) or money orders should be made payable to the Secretary of State. Do not send cash by mail. If submitting the document in person in our Sacramento office, payment also may be made by credit card Processing Times: For current processing times, go to. AMDT-STK-NA Instructions ( /201) 201 California Secretary of State American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com If you are not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. Complete the Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation (Form AMDT-STK-NC) as follows: Item Instruction Tips 1. Enter the name of the corporation exactly as it currently appears on file with the California Secretary of State, including the entity ending, if any (ex: 223ABC Corporation224 or 223224). Enter the name of the corporation before the name change. That is the name currently of record with the California Secretary of State. 2. If known, enter the 7-digit corporate file number issued to the corporation by the California Secretary of State. If not known, leave Item 2 blank and proceed to Item 3a. The 7-digit corporate file number is provided by theCalifornia Secretary of State above the file stamp at thetop of the corporation222s registration document filed withthe California Secretary of State. To ensure you have the correct file number and exactname of the corporation, look to your registrationdocument filed with the California Secretary of State andany name change amendments. 3a. If the article provision being amended was not assigned adesignation, write 223see attached224 in Item 3 and on only oneside of a standard letter-sized piece of paper (8 275224 x 11224)clearly marked as an attachment to Item 3 of FormAMDT-STK-NA, quote the present language of the existingprovision AND the provision as amended by this filing.The provision as amended by this filing should read asfollows: The article provision setting forth the name of the corporation is amended to read as follows: The name of the corporation is All attachments are part of Form AMDT-STK-NA. 3b. Enter the proposed new corporation name. For general corporate name requirements and restrictionsor for information on reserving a corporation nameprior to submitting Form AMDT-STK-NA, go to. A name reservation is not required to submit FormAMDT-STK-NA. AMDT-STK-NA Instructions ( /201) 201 California Secretary of State American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 4a. This statement should not be altered. This certificate must be approved by at least a majority ofthe corporation222s directors. 4b. If the first box is checked, the amendment must beapproved by the affirmative vote of a majority of theoutstanding shares or such greater proportion as may berequired by the corporation222s articles of incorporation. 5. The name change amendment must be dated, signed and verified by two corporate officers as provided in Section 173 and 193. Generally, the corporation222s president and secretary sign. Verification requires a statement under penalty of perjurythat the information is true and correct of the signor222s ownknowledge. If the name change amendment will be signed by officersother than the President and Secretary, you may alter theofficer titles on the form. Pursuant to Section 173, the name change amendmentmust be dated, signed and verified by the corporation222schairperson of the board, president or any vice presidentand by the secretary, chief financial officer, treasurer orany assistant secretary or assistant treasurer. Mail Submission Cover Sheet (Optional): To make it easier to receive communication related to this document, including receipt of the copy of the filed document, complete the Mail Submission Cover Sheet. For the Return Address: enter the name of a designated person and/or company and the corresponding mailing address. Please note the Mail Submission Cover Sheet will be treated as correspondence and will not be made part of the filed document. Where to File: Completed forms along with the applicable fees, if any can be mailed to Secretary of State, Business Entities Filings Unit, P.O. Box 944260, Sacramento, CA 94244-2600 or delivered in person (drop off) to the Sacramento office, 1500 11th Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814. This form is filed only in the Sacramento office. Legal Authority: General statutory filing provisions are found in Sections 900-908. All statutory references are to the California Corporations Code, unless otherwise stated. AMDT-STK-NA Instructions ( /201) 201 California Secretary of State American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Secretary of State Business Programs Division Business Entities, P.O. Box 944260, Sacramento, CA 94244-2600 Mail Submission Cover Sheet Instructions: Complete and include this form with your submission. This information only will be used to communicate with youin writing about the submission. This form will be treated as correspondence and will not be made part of the fileddocument.Make all checks or money orders payable to the Secretary of State.Do not include a $15 counter fee when submitting documents by mail.Standard processing time for submissions to this office is approximately 5 business days from receipt. Allsubmissions are reviewed in the date order of receipt. For updated processing time information, visitwww.sos.ca.gov/business/be/processing-times.Optional Copy and Certification Fees: If applic

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