Form SS-4473 "Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership" - Tennessee

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  • Released on January 1, 2018;
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Instructions: Form SS-4473
Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership
Business Services Division
Tre Hargett, Secretary of State
Submission Options
State of Tennessee
An Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be filed using one of the following
methods:
Paper submission: A blank Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be obtained
by going to
sos.tn.gov
and entering SS-4473 in the search bar; by emailing the Secretary of State at
TNSOS.CORPINFO@tn.gov, or by calling (615)741-2286. The Application for Registration of Foreign
Limited Partnership should be typed or hand printed in dark blue or black ink.
Walk-in: A blank Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be obtained in person
at the address listed below.
If submitting by mail, send the completed application and filing fee together in the same envelope. Mail
to:
Tennessee Secretary of State
ATTN: Corporate Filing
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave FL 6
Nashville TN 37243
Fill in form very carefully; mistakes may have important legal consequences. If you have questions,
consult your attorney. The filing office cannot give legal advice.
Completing the Application
The Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership’s provisions are set forth in the
Tennessee Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2017, T.C.A. § 61-3-1003.
1. Limited Partnership NAME: Enter the exact legal name of the Limited Partnership in its home
jurisdiction.
Name under which the Limited Partnership is to be registered in Tennessee (If Different): Enter
the name that the partnership will be registered under in Tennessee if it is different than the name
in its home jurisdiction.
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Instructions: Form SS-4473
Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership
Business Services Division
Tre Hargett, Secretary of State
Submission Options
State of Tennessee
An Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be filed using one of the following
methods:
Paper submission: A blank Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be obtained
by going to
sos.tn.gov
and entering SS-4473 in the search bar; by emailing the Secretary of State at
TNSOS.CORPINFO@tn.gov, or by calling (615)741-2286. The Application for Registration of Foreign
Limited Partnership should be typed or hand printed in dark blue or black ink.
Walk-in: A blank Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership may be obtained in person
at the address listed below.
If submitting by mail, send the completed application and filing fee together in the same envelope. Mail
to:
Tennessee Secretary of State
ATTN: Corporate Filing
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave FL 6
Nashville TN 37243
Fill in form very carefully; mistakes may have important legal consequences. If you have questions,
consult your attorney. The filing office cannot give legal advice.
Completing the Application
The Application for Registration of Foreign Limited Partnership’s provisions are set forth in the
Tennessee Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2017, T.C.A. § 61-3-1003.
1. Limited Partnership NAME: Enter the exact legal name of the Limited Partnership in its home
jurisdiction.
Name under which the Limited Partnership is to be registered in Tennessee (If Different): Enter
the name that the partnership will be registered under in Tennessee if it is different than the name
in its home jurisdiction.
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2. Place formed: Enter the state or country whose laws the Limited Partnership was formed under at
the time of formation. Enter the effective date of that formation in the home jurisdiction.
3. The above-named foreign Limited Partnership exists as a Limited Partnership under the laws of
the jurisdiction of its organization as of the date of this filing. By signing this Application for
Registration, Foreign Limited Partnership, the signer acknowledges this statement to be true.
4. Registered agent name and address: Enter the registered agent’s name and registered office
address. Include the street address, city, state, zip code and county. The address will be verified
and formatted to United States Postal Service address deliverability guidelines. If the address
cannot be recognized as deliverable by United States Postal Service, the form will be rejected by the
Division of Business Services. A post office box is not acceptable for the registered agent’s office
address.
5. a. Principal office address: Enter the address of the principal office. Include the street address, city,
state and zip code. The address will be verified and formatted to United States Postal Service
address deliverability guidelines. If the address cannot be recognized as deliverable by the United
States Postal Service, the form will be rejected by the Division of Business Services. A post office box
is not acceptable for the principal office address.
b. Mailing address: Enter the mailing address if different from the principal office address. Include
the street address, city, state and zip code. The address will be verified and formatted to United
States Postal Service address deliverability guidelines. If the address cannot be recognized as
deliverable by United States Postal Service, the form will be rejected by the Division of Business
Services. A post office box is acceptable for the mailing address.
6. Fiscal year close month: Annual report due dates are calculated based on the fiscal year close
month of the business. For most Limited Partnerships, this will be December.
7. Names and addresses of general partners: Enter the name and address (business, residence or
mailing address) of each general partner. Include the street address, city, state and zip code. If
more space is necessary, attach sheets to this application and check the checkbox at the bottom of
the form and enter the number of pages that will be incorporated.
8. Additional designation: If the partnership has an additional designation (i.e. Insurance Company,
Trust Company, Litigation Financier), enter it here.
9. Commencement of business: If the Limited Partnership commenced doing business in Tennessee
prior to the approval of the application, enter the date (month/day/year). Additional filing fees may
apply. See T.C.A. § 61-3-1002(f).
Any foreign Limited Partnership doing business in the state of
Tennessee without first having registered shall be fined and shall pay to the Secretary of State three
times the otherwise required filing fees for each year or part thereof during which the foreign
Limited Partnership failed to register in the State of Tennessee.
10. Effective date: If the document is not to be effective upon filing by the Secretary of State, enter the
date (month/day/year) and time it is to be effective. A delayed effective date may not be later than
ninety (90) calendar days from the filing of the Application for Registration of Foreign Limited
Partnership.
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A certificate of existence (or a document of similar import) duly authenticated by the Secretary of State
or other official having custody of Limited Partnership records in the jurisdiction under whose law it was
formed, is attached. The certificate shall not bear a date of more than sixty (60) days prior to the date
the application is filed. See T.C.A. § 61-3-1003(2).
Signature
The application must be executed by a general partner. The person executing the document must sign it
and indicate the date of signature in the appropriate space. Type and print the signature name and title
or capacity of the signer relative to the Limited Partnership. Failure to do this will result in the
application being rejected.
Filing Fee
The filing fee is $600.00.
Make check, cashier’s check or money order payable to the Tennessee Secretary of State. Cash is only
accepted for walk-in filings. Applications submitted without the proper filing fee or made payable to an
entity other than the Tennessee Secretary of State will be rejected.
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APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION
OF FOREIGN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
SS-4473
Division of Business Services
For Office Use Only
Department of State
State of Tennessee
ATTN: Corporate Filing
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 6th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-1102
(615) 741-2286
Tre Hargett
Secretary of State
Filing Fee: $600
Pursuant to the provisions of the Tennessee Uniform Partnership Act of 2017, T.C.A. § 61-3-1003, the
undersigned foreign limited partnership submits the following application for registration:
1. The exact legal name of the foreign limited partnership in its home jurisdiction is:
If different, the name under which the foreign limited partnership is to be registered in Tennessee:
Note: Pursuant to the Tennessee Revised Limited Partnership Act of 2017 § 61-3-112, each foreign
limited partnership name must contain the words “Limited Partnership” or the abbreviation L.P.
2. The limited partnership was formed under the laws of the State/Country of
.
and the effective date of formation was
3. The above-named foreign limited partnership validly exists as a limited partnership under the laws
of the jurisdiction of its organization as of the date of this filing.
4. The name of the registered agent and complete registered office address in Tennessee is:
Agent’s Name:
Street Address:
City:
ST:
Zip Code:
County:
5a. The complete address of the principal office is:
Street Address:
City:
ST:
Zip Code:
County:
5b. The mailing address (if different from the principal street address) is:
Street Address:
City:
ST:
Zip Code:
6. Fiscal Year Close Month:
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All information on this form is public record.
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION
OF FOREIGN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
SS-4473
Division of Business Services
For Office Use Only
Department of State
State of Tennessee
ATTN: Corporate Filing
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 6th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-1102
(615) 741-2286
Tre Hargett
Secretary of State
Filing Fee: $600
7. The name and complete address (business, residence, or mailing) of each general partner is:
Name:
Address:
City:
ST:
Zip Code:
County:
Name:
Address:
City:
ST:
Zip Code:
County:
Additional general partner(s) is/are listed on the attached page(s) which is/are fully incorporated
herein by reference (check and complete if applicable).
8. If applicable, this Limited Partnership has the additional designation of:
9. If the Limited Partnership commenced doing business in Tennessee prior to the approval of the
application, the date of commencement (month, day, and year):
Note: Additional filing fees may apply. See T.C.A. § 61-3-1002(f)
10. Effective Date if the document is not to be effective upon filing by the Secretary of State, the
delayed effective date/time is:
(date),
(time).
A delayed effective date may not be later than the 90th day after the date this document is filed with
the Secretary of State.
A certificate of existence (or a document of similar import) duly authenticated by the Secretary of
State or other official having custody of Limited Partnership records in the jurisdiction under whose
law it was formed, is attached. The certificate shall not bear a date of more than sixty (60) days prior
to the date the application is filed. T.C.A. § 61-3-1003(2).
Note: The application must be executed by a general partner.
Title/Signer’s Capacity
Signature
Printed Name
Date
-
Phone #: (______) ________
__________
Submitter Name:
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All information on this form is public record.
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