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| 3/22/2013

LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS AND LIMITED LIABILITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS - FLORIDA AND FOREIGN

Basic Information Required to File an Application by Foreign Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Limited Partnership to Transact Business in Florida:

  • A foreign limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership must submit a certificate of existence that is no more than 90 days old, duly authenticated by the official having custody of records in the jurisdiction under the law of which it is formed.
  • A foreign limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership must also submit an Application by Foreign Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Limited Partnership to Transact Business in Florida, which includes the following:
    a] Name of limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership (If a limited partnership, name must contain one of the following suffixes: “Limited Partnership”, “Limited”, “L.P.”, “LP” or “Ltd.” If a limited liability limited partnership, name must contain one of the following suffixes: “Limited Liability Limited Partnership”, “L.L.L.P.” or “LLLP”.
    b] If name is unavailable or does not meet filing requirements, the name under which the limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership proposes to register or transact business in Florida
  • The state or country of formation
  • The date of formation
  • The principal office and mailing address
  • The name of the Registered Agent for Service of Process (If agent is other than an individual, the entity must have an active Florida registration on file with the Division of Corporations.)
  • Florida street address of the Registered Agent (A post office box is not acceptable.)
  • The signature of the Registered Agent, accepting the designation as Registered Agent for Service of Process
  • Name, principal office address and mailing address of each general partner (If partner is other than an individual, provide the Florida registration number of the entity.)
  • A statement the limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership, if applicable
  • Signature of a general partner

(Optional) Effective date, if other than the date of filing. Effective date cannot be prior to nor more than 90 days after the date of filing.

Basic Information Required to File a Certificate of Limited Partnership for a Florida Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Limited Partnership:

  • Name of the limited partnership or limited liability limited partnership (If a limited partnership, name must contain one of the following suffixes: “Limited Partnership”, “Limited”, “L.P.”, “LP” or “Ltd.” If a limited liability limited partnership, name must contain one of the following suffixes: “Limited Liability Limited Partnership”, “L.L.L.P.” or “LLLP”.)
  • Street and mailing address of initial designated office
  • Name of the Registered Agent for Service of Process (If agent is other than an individual, the entity must have an active Florida registration on file with the Division of Corporations.)
  • Florida street address of the Registered Agent (A post office box is not acceptable.)
  • The signature of the Registered Agent, accepting the designation as Registered Agent for Service of Process
  • Name and business address of each general partner (If partner is other than individual, provide the Florida registration number of the entity.)
  • A statement the limited partnership elects to be a limited liability limited partnership, if applicable
  • Signature of each general partner

(Optional) Effective date, if other than the date of filing. Effective date cannot be prior to nor more than 90 days after the date of filing.


MORE INFORMATION
Florida Department of State
Division of Corporations
P.O. Box 6327, Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 245-6051 | www.sunbiz.org

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