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How to file an amendment for a Pennsylvania LLC with the Pennsylvania Secretary of State

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STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO PENNSYLVANIA LLC AMENDMENTS

How to file a Pennsylvania LLC Amendment:

To make amendments to your limited liability company in Pennsylvania, you must provide the completed Certificate of Amendment-Domestic Limited Liability Company (DSCB: 15-8512/8951) form to the Department of State Corporation Bureau by mail, in person, or online.  If your amendment involves a change of name, you must include completed form DSCB: 17.2.3, Docketing Statement-Change, and DSCB: 15-134B, Consent to Appropriation or Use of Similar Name, if it is necessary.

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

A Certificate of Amendment may be used for the purpose of restatement of the certificate in its entirety, for a reduced price.

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

No. You can make any change you like to your Pennsylvania LLC articles of organization on the amendment.

How much does a Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company amendment cost?

The filing fee for a Certificate of Amendment-Domestic Limited Liability Company is $70.00.
You may expedite the processing for an additional $70.00 accompanied by a cover letter.

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

Normal Processing: 3-5 working days, plus additional time for return mailing.
In Person Processing: 3-5 working days, plus additional time for return mailing.
Expedite Processing: 1 day, plus additional time for return mailing.

How will the LLC amendment be returned?

You will receive a confirmation notice of the amendment processing by mail.

What state agency do you file an amendment with?

Pennsylvania Department of State
Corporation Bureau
PO Box 8722
Harrisburg, PA 17120-8722
Phone: (717) 787-1057
Website: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/corps/site/default.asp

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

Yes.

Can you change the Pennsylvania registered agent on the amendment?

You may use your amendment for any proper purpose; however Pennsylvania prefers you use the Certificate of Change of Registered Office form if your only changing your Pennsylvania registered agent.

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

Yes.

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