Application To Register A Foreign Limited Liability Company (LLC) {LLC-5} | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | California

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Application To Register A Foreign Limited Liability Company (LLC) {LLC-5} | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | California

Application To Register A Foreign Limited Liability Company (LLC) {LLC-5}

This is a California form that can be used for Foreign Limited Liability Companies within Secretary Of State, Limited Liability Companies.

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Instructions for Completing the Application to Register a Foreign Limited Liability Company (Form LLC-5) To qualify a limited liability company (LLC) from another state or country to transact intrastate business in California, you must file an Application to Register a Foreign Limited Liability Company (Form LLC-5) with the California Secretary of State. · Form LLC-5 is required along with a current (within 6 months) Certificate of Good Standing issued by the agency where the foreign LLC is formed. The Certificate must certify that the LLC is in existence, in active status, or in good standing. Before submitting the completed form, you should consult with a private attorney for advice about your specific business needs and whether additional provisions for the LLC are needed. · Fees: · · Filing Fee: The fee for filing an Application to Register a Foreign Limited Liability Company (Form LLC-5) is $70.00. Faster Service Fee: Counter and guaranteed expedite services are available only for documents submitted in person (drop off) to our Sacramento office. Counter Drop Off: A separate, non-refundable $15.00 counter drop off fee is required if you submit in person (drop off) your completed document at our Sacramento office. The $15.00 counter drop off fee provides priority service over documents submitted by mail. The drop off fee does not apply to mail submissions. The special handling fee is not refundable whether the document is filed or rejected. Guaranteed Expedite Drop Off: For more urgent submissions, documents can be processed within a guaranteed timeframe for a non-refundable fee in lieu of the counter drop off fee. For detailed information about this faster processing service through our Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/service-options. - 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 $0.50 for each additional 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 (Visa or MasterCard). Processing Times: For current processing times, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/processing-times. If you are not completing this form online, please type or legibly print in black or blue ink. Complete the Application to Register a Foreign Limited Liability Company (Form LLC-5) as follows: Item 1a. Instruction Enter the name of the LLC exactly as it is shown on the Certificate of Good Standing from the foreign jurisdiction. Tips · Enter the name currently used in the state, foreign country or other place where the LLC is formed. · The name in Item 1a must match the name listed in the Certificate of Good Standing that is required to accompany your completed Form LLC-5. · There are legal limitations on what name can be used for the LLC. For general LLC name requirements and restrictions or for information on reserving an LLC name prior to submitting Form LLC-5, go to www.sos.ca.gov/business/be/name-availability. · A name reservation is not required to submit Form LLC-5. LLC-5 Instructions (REV 01/2017) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com www.sos.ca.gov/business/be 2017 California Secretary of State 1b. If the name of the LLC does not comply with California Corporations Code section · California Corporations Code section 17701.08 requires: The LLC name must include: LLC, L.L.C., Limited Liability Company, Limited Liability Co., Ltd. Liability Company, or Ltd. Liability Co. The LLC name may not include: bank, trust, trustee, incorporated, inc., corporation, or corp. The LLC name may not include: insurer, insurance company, or any other words suggesting that the limited liability company is in the business of issuing policies of insurance and assuming insurance risks. The name is not likely to mislead the public and is distinguishable from other LLC's of record or reserved with the California Secretary of State. 17701.08; enter an alternate name to be used in California exactly as it is to appear on the records of the California Secretary of State. See Filing Tips. - - · A preliminary search of LLC names already of record can be made online through our Business Search at BusinessSearch.sos.ca.gov. Please note: The Business Search is only a preliminary search and 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. 2a. Enter the date your LLC was formed using the following format: MM/DD/YYYY. Enter the state, foreign country or other place of origin where the foreign LLC is formed. This statement is required. Do not alter. Enter the complete street address, city, state and zip code of the LLC's Principal Executive Office address. · 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, an "in care of" address, or The date must match the formation date listed in the attached Certificate of Good Standing, if specified in the Certificate. 2b. The jurisdiction must match the jurisdiction listed in the attached Certificate of Good Standing. 2c. 3a. abbreviate the name of the city. 3b. Enter the complete street address, city, state and zip code of the LLC's Principal Office in California, if any. · The complete street address is required, including the street name and number, city and zip code. · Address must be a physical address in California. · Do not enter a P.O. Box, an "in care of" address, or abbreviate the name of the city. 3c. If different from the address in Item 3a, enter the mailing address of the LLC's Principal Executive Office. · 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. LLC-5 Instructions (REV 01/2017) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com www.sos.ca.gov/business/be 2017 California Secretary of State 4. The LLC m

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