Forms, Samples and Fees

Select the applicable entity type from the list below. Fees for all business entity filings and services can also be found on the Business Entities Fee Schedule (PDF).


California Corporations
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Articles of Incorporation - General Stock (Form ARTS-GS)
(PDF - REV 03/2014)
$100.00
2. Articles of Incorporation - Close (Form ARTS-CL)
(PDF - REV 03/2014)
$100.00
3. Articles of Incorporation - Professional (Form ARTS-PC)
(PDF - REV 03/2014)
$100.00
4. Articles of Incorporation - Nonprofit Mutual Benefit (Form ARTS-MU)
(PDF - REV 05/2013)
$ 30.00
5. Articles of Incorporation - Nonprofit Public Benefit (Form ARTS-PB-501(c)(3))
(PDF - REV 06/2013)
$ 30.00
6. Articles of Incorporation - Nonprofit Religious (Form ARTS-RE)
(PDF - REV 05/2013)
$ 30.00
7. Articles of Incorporation - Common Interest Development (Form ARTS-CID)
(PDF - REV 03/2014)
$ 30.00
8. Certificate of Amendment - Stock
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
9. Certificate of Amendment - Nonprofit
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
$ 30.00
10. Restated Articles of Incorporation - Stock
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
11. Restated Articles of Incorporation - Nonprofit
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
$ 30.00
12. California Corporations Code Section 1505 Certificate (Form 1505)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
13. Statement by Common Interest Development Association (Form SI-CID)
(PDF - REV 01/2014)
$ 15.00
14. Statement of Information - Nonprofit (Form SI-100)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)

The required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically and is generally processed in one business day. Refer to Information Requests to order copies after filing.

$ 20.00
15. Statement of Information - Stock (Form SI-200)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)

The required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically and is generally processed in one business day. Refer to Information Requests to order copies after filing.

$ 25.00
16. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
17. Corporate Disclosure Statement (Form SI-PT)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
18. Certificate of Election - Stock (Form ELEC STK)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
19. Certificate of Dissolution - Stock (Form DISS STK)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
20. Short Form Certificate of Dissolution - Stock (Form DSF STK)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)

Note: Form DSF STK can be filed in limited circumstances and must not be submitted together with Form DISS STK.
No Fee
21. Certificate of Election - Nonprofit (Form ELEC NP)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
No Fee
22. Certificate of Dissolution - Nonprofit (Form DISS NP)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
No Fee
23. Short Form Certificate of Dissolution - Nonprofit (Form DSF NP)
(PDF - EST 01/2016)

Note: Form DSF NP can be filed in limited circumstances and must not be submitted together with Form DISS NP.
No Fee
24. Corporate Mergers
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between corporations only)
$100.00
25. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(merger between corporations & other business entities)
$150.00
26. Conversions
(conversion to a domestic other business entity OR conversion from a foreign corporation or a domestic or foreign other business entity- refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form)
$150.00
27. Substituted Service of Process
(on a corporation, for each corporation named)
$ 50.00
28. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
29. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
30. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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Foreign Corporations
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Statement and Designation by Foreign Corporation - Stock (Form S&DC-S/N)
(PDF - REV 04/2014)
$100.00
2. Statement and Designation by Foreign Corporation - Professional (Form S&DC-PC)
(PDF - REV 04/2014)
$100.00
3. Statement and Designation by Foreign Corporation - Insurer (Form S&DC-INS)
(PDF - REV 04/2014)
$100.00
4. Statement and Designation by Foreign Corporation - Nonprofit (Form S&DC S/N)
(PDF - REV 04/2014)
$ 30.00
5. Amended Statement by Foreign Corporation (Form ASDC)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
6. California Corporations Code Section 1505 Certificate (Form 1505)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
7.

Statement of Information - Foreign (Form SI-350)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)

The required Statement of Information for most corporations can be submitted electronically and is generally processed in one business day. Refer to Information Requests to order copies after filing.

$ 25.00
8. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
9. Corporate Disclosure Statement (Form SI-PT)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
10. Certificate of Surrender
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
11. Corporate Mergers
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between corporations only)
$100.00
12. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between corporations & other business entities)
$150.00
13. Conversions
(conversion to a domestic stock corporation or other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
14. Registration of Corporate Name by Foreign Corporation
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 50.00
15. Certificate of Cancellation of Foreign Name Registration
(PDF - EST 12/2014)
No Fee
16. Substituted Service of Process
(on a corporation, for each corporation named)
$ 50.00
17. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
18. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
19. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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California Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Articles of Organization (Form LLC-1)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)
$ 70.00
2. Certificate of Amendment (Form LLC-2)
(PDF - REV 01/2014)
$ 30.00
3. Restated Articles of Organization (Form LLC-10)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
4. Certificate of Correction (Form LLC-11)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
5.

Statement of Information (Form LLC-12)
(PDF - REV 05/2016)

Use Form LLC-12 if filing the first statement and when changes have occurred since the last complete statement was filed.

Statement of No Change (Form LLC-12NC)
(PDF - REV 05/2016)

Use Form LLC-12NC only if a complete Statement of Information (Form LLC-12) has been filed previously and if no changes have occurred since that last complete statement was filed.
$ 20.00
6. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
7.

Certificate of Dissolution (Form LLC-3)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)

To dissolve (i.e., elect to wind up) a California LLC, file Form LLC-3. To complete the cancellation process, the LLC also must file a Certificate of Cancellation (Form LLC-4/7). Note: Form LLC-3 is not required when the vote to dissolve was made by all of the members and that fact is noted on Form LLC-4/7.

Certificate of Cancellation (Form LLC-4/7)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)

To terminate a California LLC, file Form LLC-4/7. Note: If the vote to dissolve was not made by all of the members, a Certificate of Dissolution (Form LLC-3) must be filed prior to or together with Form LLC-4/7.

Short Form Cancellation Certificate (Form LLC-4/8)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)

If a California LLC was organized within the last twelve (12) months, and the LLC meets all remaining requirements listed in Form LLC-4/8, the LLC may file Form LLC-4/8. If Form LLC-4/8 is filed, Form LLC-3 and Form LLC-4/7 are not required.

No Fee
8. Certificate of Continuation (Form LLC-8)
(PDF - REV 10/2014)
$ 30.00
9. Limited Liability Company Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LLCs only)
$ 70.00
10. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LLCs & other business entities)
$150.00
11. Conversions
(conversion to or from a foreign LLC or a domestic or foreign other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
12. Substituted Service of Process
(on an LLC, for each LLC named)
$ 50.00
13. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
14. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
15. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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Foreign Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Application to Register (Form LLC-5)
(PDF - REV 01/2014)
$ 70.00
2. Amendment to Registration (Form LLC-6)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
3. Certificate of Correction (Form LLC-11)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
4.

Statement of Information (Form LLC-12)
(PDF - REV 05/2016)

Use Form LLC-12 if filing the first statement and when changes have occurred since the last complete statement was filed.

Statement of No Change (Form LLC-12NC)
(PDF - REV 05/2016)

Use Form LLC-12NC only if a complete Statement of Information (Form LLC-12) has been filed previously and if no changes have occurred since that last complete statement was filed.
$ 20.00
5. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
6. Certificate of Cancellation (Form LLC-4/7)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)
No Fee
7. Limited Liability Company Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LLCs only)
$ 70.00
8. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LLCs & other business entity types)
$150.00
9. Conversions
(conversion to a domestic LLC or other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
10. Substituted Service of Process
(on an LLC, for each LLC named)
$ 50.00
11. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
12. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
13. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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California Limited Partnerships (LPs)
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Certificate of Limited Partnership (Form LP-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 70.00
2. Amendment to Certificate of Limited Partnership (Form LP-2)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
3. Restated Certificate of Limited Partnership (Form LP-10)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
4. Certificate of Correction (Form LP-11)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)
$ 30.00
5. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
6. Certificate of Cancellation (Form LP-4/7)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
7. Certificate of Revival (Form LP-7)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
8. Certificate of Dissociation (Form LP-101)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
9. Certificate of Withdrawal (Form LP-102)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
10. Limited Partnership Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LPs only)
$ 70.00
11. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LPs & other business entities)
$150.00
12. Conversions
(conversion to or from a foreign LP or a domestic or foreign other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
13. Substituted Service of Process
(on an LP, for each LP named)
$ 50.00
14. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
15. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
16. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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Foreign Limited Partnerships (LPs)
(Filing Tips)
Fees
1. Application for Registration (Form LP-5)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 70.00
2. Amendment to Application for Registration (Form LP-6)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
3. Certificate of Correction (Form LP-11)
(PDF - REV 06/2016)
$ 30.00
4. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
5. Certificate of Cancellation (Form LP-4/7)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
6. Limited Partnership Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LPs only)
$ 70.00
7. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between LPs & other business entities)
$150.00
8. Conversions
(conversion to a domestic LP or other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
9. Substituted Service of Process
(on an LP, for each LP named)
$ 50.00
10. Name Reservations
(information and name reservation request form)
$ 10.00
11. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
12. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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General Partnerships (GPs)Fees
1. Statement of Partnership Authority (Form GP-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 70.00
2. Statement of Amendment/Cancellation (Form GP-7)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
3. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
4. Statement of Denial (Form GP-2)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
(denial of authority or status as a partner)
$ 30.00
5. Statement of Dissociation (Form GP-3)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
(dissociation of a partner)
$ 30.00
6. Statement of Dissolution (Form GP-4)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
7. Statement of Merger (Form GP-6)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
(mergers between partnerships or partnerships & foreign other business entities)
$ 30.00
8. Interspecies Mergers (Form OBE MERGER-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2016)
(mergers between partnerships & other business entities)
$150.00
9. Conversions
(conversion to or from a domestic or foreign other business entity - refer to conversions for the applicable conversion document/form & filing fee)
- -
10. Substituted Service of Process
(on an GP, for each GP named)
$ 50.00
11. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
12. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)Fees
1. Application to Register a Limited Liability Partnership (Form LLP-1)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 70.00
2. Amendment to Registration (Form LLP-2)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
3. Alternative Security Provision (Form LLP-3)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
(initial filing)
No Fee
4. Alternative Security Provision (Form LLP-3)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
(annual confirmation)
$ 30.00
5. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
6. Notice of Change of Status (Form LLP-4)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 30.00
7. Substituted Service of Process
(on an LLP, for each LLP named)
$ 50.00
8. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
9. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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Other Business FilingsFees
1. Registration of Unincorporated Nonprofit Association (Form LP/UNA 128)
(PDF - REV 03/2005)
$ 10.00
2. Statement by Unincorporated Association (UA-100)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 25.00
3. Statement by Common Interest Development Association (Form SI-CID)
(for an unincorporated association)
(PDF - REV 01/2014)
$ 15.00
4. Statement by Foreign Lending Institution (Form LL-25)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 50.00
5. Supplement to Statement by Foreign Lending Institution (Form LL-25A)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
No Fee
6. Statement by Foreign Partnership (Form LL-27)
(PDF - REV 01/2013)
$ 25.00
7. Statement and Designation By Foreign Association [foreign business trust] (Form S&DA)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$100.00
8. Amended Statement and Designation By Foreign Association [foreign business trust] (Form ASDA)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
$ 30.00
9. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process (Form RA-100)
(PDF - REV 12/2014)
No Fee
10. Information Requests
(information, fees and records order form for requesting certificates, copies and status reports)
- -
11. Special Handling & Preclearance and Expedited Filing Services
(information about service options and associated fees)
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