Step by step guide to Hawaii LLC amendments
How to file a Hawaii LLC Amendment:
To make amendments to your Hawaii limited liability company, submit Form LLC-3, Hawaii Articles of Amendment of Limited Liability Company to the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce, Business Registration Division (BREG).
The amendment can be filed with BREG by mail, fax, or in person. You can mail in the form with a check or walk-in with check or credit card. To file by fax, the documents must include legible signatures, the amount of the charge, the sender’s credit card and contact information, and must specify regular or expedited review.
Make checks payable to Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Can you re-state the initial articles instead of filing an amendment?
Hawaii has two separate forms for restating the articles of organization. If you want include a new amendment, you cannot do it as a restatement of the articles. You must amend and restate the articles.
Form LLC-4, Hawaii Restated Articles of Organization allows you to supersede the previous articles and amendments, but the Restated Articles of Organization cannot contain any new amendments. The Hawaii Restated Articles of Organization can only contain the corresponding articles as previously amended.
Form LLC-5, Hawaii Amended and Restated Articles of Organization supersedes the original Articles and amendments thereto.
Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with a Hawaii LLC amendment?
If you want to change the name of your Hawaii LLC, use Form LLC-2, Articles of Amendment to Change Limited Liability Company Name.
How much does a Hawaii Limited Liability Company amendment cost?
To amend your LLC in Hawaii, there is a $25 filing fee required.
How long does it take the state to process a Hawaii Limited Liability Company amendment?
Normal Processing in Hawaii takes approximately five business days. Expedited Processing in Hawaii takes about one to three business days.
How will the LLC amendment be returned?
Once a filed amendment is processed, it is returned by fax, mail, email or pickup at the BREG. You can choose your means of return.
What state agency do you file an amendment with?
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
King Kalakaua Building
P.O. Box 40
Phone: (808) 586-2727
Can you change the Hawaii LLC members or managers on an amendment?
You can change your Hawaii LLC’s members or managers in your annual report.
Can you change the Hawaii registered agent on the amendment?
No, but you can change your registered agent by completing and filing Form X-7 Hawaii Statement of Change of Registered Agent by Entity with the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Registration Division or in your annual report.
Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on an LLC amendment?
No, you can change your principal address in your annual report or by filing a Change of Address Form with the BREG. The form is in your account when you sign up for Hawaii registered agent service.
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Honolulu, HI 96813