How to File an Arkansas LLC Amendment
In order to amend your Articles of Organization for an Arkansas LLC, you’ll need to file a Certificate of Amendment with the Arkansas Secretary of State. In addition, you must pay a $25 (paper) OR $22.50 (online) filing fee. This page provides a free guide for how to file the Arkansas Certificate of Amendment yourself.
Amend Articles of Organization for an Arkansas LLC
Because your Arkansas LLC will grow and evolve, you’ll likely need to update the information provided on your initial Articles of Organization. Many of these changes can be made by filing a Certificate of Amendment.
When do I need to file an Arkansas Certificate of Amendment?
An Arkansas LLC files a Certificate of Amendment to make any of the following updates/changes:
- Business name
- Member/manager information
- Registered agent
- Principal address
- Tax contact information
You may also change your Arkansas registered agent when filing your annual Arkansas Franchise Tax Report.
What information should I include on my Certificate of Amendment?
You must include the following information on your Arkansas Certificate of Amendment:
- Business name: Provide the full name of your Arkansas LLC.
- Date of Organization: Write the month, date, and year your LLC was initially formed.
- Amendment: Include all relevant amendments.
- Restated Articles of Organization: Indicate if you wish to restate your initial Articles of Organization.
- Signature: Sign and print the name and title of the person filing the amendment.
- Fee: Include a $25 (paper) OR $22.50 (online) payment.
How do I file the Arkansas Certificate of Amendment?
You can file your Arkansas Certificate of Amendment by mail, in person, or online. Submitting online? Visit the Arkansas Secretary of State website and go to the Corporations Online Filing System. Then, click “Certificate of Amendment” listed under Domestic LLC. You’ll need to enter your Arkansas filing number. If you need to find your number, you can search the Arkansas Business Database. Complete the online form and pay the filing fee with a credit card.
Mail or in-person filings can be paid with a check or money order made payable to Arkansas Secretary of State.
How much does it cost to file an Arkansas Certificate of Amendment?
Paper filings cost $25 to submit, and online submissions cost $22.50.
How long does it take Arkansas to process a Certificate of Amendment?
The processing time for an Arkansas Certificate of Amendment varies depending on how you file. Online submissions completed before 3:00 pm will be processed the same day. Anything after 3 pm will be processed the next day. Mailed filings will be processed within 48 hours after receipt. In-person filings will be processed the same day.
Can I restate the initial articles instead of filing an Arkansas Certificate of Amendment?
No, you cannot restate your initial articles instead of filing an amendment. However, you can easily restate your articles at the same time that you file your Arkansas Certificate of Amendment for no additional fee. In the section that asks if you’d like to restate your articles, simply enter your LLC’s name. The filing fee will be the same—$25 (paper) OR $22.50 (online).
Where do I submit Arkansas LLC Certificate of Amendment?
Arkansas Certificates of Amendment must be filed with the Arkansas Secretary of State.
Arkansas Secretary of State
State Capitol, Suite 256
500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201