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How To File A South Dakota LLC Amendment

Step By Step Guide To South Dakota LLC Amendments

How to file a South Dakota LLC Amendment:

To make amendments to the organization of your limited liability company in South Dakota, you submit the completed Application for Amended Articles of Organization form to the Secretary of State by mail or in person, in duplicate and with the filing fee.

Can you re-state the initial articles instead of filing an amendment?

No. South Dakota only allows changes to an LLC’s organization with the application for amendment.

Are there any specifics you can or can’t include with a South Dakota LLC amendment?

South Dakota Limited Liability Company may amend any article of organization that has been approved by the management including a company name change, except only a change of registered agent. That should be done with the Statement of Change of Registered Agent form.

How much does a South Dakota Limited Liability Company amendment cost?

To amend your LLC’s articles of organization in South Dakota, there is a $60 filing fee.

How long does it take the state to process a South Dakota Limited Liability Company amendment?

Regular processing:  Two days.
Expedited processing:  One day.

How will the LLC amendment be returned?

The duplicate application will be returned by mail from the South Dakota Secretary of State. If you request it and pay an additional $5, they will return it by fax.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

South Dakota Secretary of State Office
500 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-4845
Fax:  (605) 773-4550

Can you change the South Dakota LLC members or managers on an amendment?

Yes, you can amend articles to change members or managers.

Can you change the South Dakota registered agent on the amendment?

If you decide to change your South Dakota registered agent at the time that other articles of organization require amending, then you may do so with the filing of the amendment.

Can you change the principal office address and/or the mailing address on an LLC amendment?

You may amend any original article including your office address.

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