Form MLPA-12 "Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business" - Maine

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This is a legal form that was released by the Maine Department of the Secretary of State - a government authority operating within Maine. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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Download Form MLPA-12 "Application for Certificate of Authority to Transact Business" - Maine

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FOREIGN
LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
STATE OF MAINE
APPLICATION FOR
_____________________
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY
Deputy Secretary of State
TO TRANSACT BUSINESS
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
_____________________
______________________________________
Deputy Secretary of State
(Name of Limited Partnership in Jurisdiction of Organization)
Pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1412, the undersigned limited partnership executes and delivers the following Application for Certificate of
Authority to Transact Business in the State of Maine:
FIRST:
The proposed limited partnership name* to be used in this State:
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
(The name must contain one of the following: "Limited Partnership", "L.P." or "LP"; see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.2.)
SECOND:
If the real limited partnership name is not available, the fictitious name under which it proposes to apply for authority
to do business in the State of Maine is:
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
Form
MLPA-5
accompanies this application.
A fictitious name is a name adopted by a foreign limited partnership authorized to transact business in this State
because its real name is unavailable pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1415.1.
THIRD:
Date of organization: ___________________________________
Jurisdiction of organization: _______________________________________________________________________
FOURTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s principal office is:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
FIFTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s required office is:
(Provide only if the laws of the
jurisdiction under which the foreign limited partnership is organized require the foreign limited partnership to maintain an office in
that jurisdiction.)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
Form No. MLPA-12 (1 of 3)
Filing Fee $250.00
FOREIGN
LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
STATE OF MAINE
APPLICATION FOR
_____________________
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY
Deputy Secretary of State
TO TRANSACT BUSINESS
A True Copy When Attested By Signature
_____________________
______________________________________
Deputy Secretary of State
(Name of Limited Partnership in Jurisdiction of Organization)
Pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1412, the undersigned limited partnership executes and delivers the following Application for Certificate of
Authority to Transact Business in the State of Maine:
FIRST:
The proposed limited partnership name* to be used in this State:
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
(The name must contain one of the following: "Limited Partnership", "L.P." or "LP"; see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.2.)
SECOND:
If the real limited partnership name is not available, the fictitious name under which it proposes to apply for authority
to do business in the State of Maine is:
______________________________________________________________________________________________.
Form
MLPA-5
accompanies this application.
A fictitious name is a name adopted by a foreign limited partnership authorized to transact business in this State
because its real name is unavailable pursuant to
31 MRSA
§1415.1.
THIRD:
Date of organization: ___________________________________
Jurisdiction of organization: _______________________________________________________________________
FOURTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s principal office is:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
FIFTH:
The street and mailing address of the foreign limited partnership’s required office is:
(Provide only if the laws of the
jurisdiction under which the foreign limited partnership is organized require the foreign limited partnership to maintain an office in
that jurisdiction.)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location - street (not P.O. Box), city, state and zip code)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
Form No. MLPA-12 (1 of 3)
SIXTH:
The Registered Agent is a: (select either a Commercial or Noncommercial Registered Agent)
Commercial Registered Agent
CRA Public Number: ____________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of commercial registered agent)
Noncommercial Registered Agent
__________________________________________________________________________________
(name of noncommercial registered agent)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(physical location, not P.O. Box – street, city, state and zip code)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(mailing address if different from above)
SEVENTH:
Pursuant to
5 MRSA
§108.3, the registered agent as listed above has consented to serve as the
registered agent for this limited partnership.
EIGHTH:
The name, street and mailing address of each general partner is:
Name
Address
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________________
___________________________________________________
Names and addresses of additional general partners are attached as Exhibit ____, and made a part hereof.
NINTH:
Check only if applicable
The foreign limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership.
(If checked, the name in Item First must contain one of the following:
"Limited Liability Limited
Partnership", "L.L.L.P." or "LLLP" and cannot contain the abbreviation of “L.P” or “LP”; see
31 MRSA
§1308.1.A.3
)
TENTH:
Check only if applicable
31 MRSA §1354.4
This is a professional limited liability limited partnership** qualified pursuant to
to
provide the following professional services:
(see
13 MRSA, chapter 22-A
for information on what constitutes
professional services)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(type of professional services)
Form No. MLPA-12 (2 of 3)
ELEVENTH:
This application is accompanied by a certificate of existence or a record of similar import signed by the Secretary of
State or other official having custody of the limited partnership’s publicly filed records in the state or other jurisdiction
under whose law the foreign limited partnership is organized. The certificate of existence must have been made not
more than 90 days prior to delivery of this application for filing.
Dated __________________________
General Partner(s) ***
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
(signature)
(type or print name)
For General Partner(s)*** which are Entities
Name of Entity ________________________________________________________________________________________________
By _______________________________________________
__________________________________________________
(authorized signature)
(type or print name and capacity)
*The limited partnership name as used in the State of Maine must contain one of the following: "Limited Partnership", "L.P." or "LP"
(31
MRSA
§1308.1.A.2). If the addition of these words is the only difference from the limited partnership's real name in its jurisdiction of
organization, no further action is required.
**In addition to the requirements in Item Ninth, the name must contain one of the following: “chartered,” “professional association” or
“service” or the abbreviation “P.A.”. In lieu of requirements in Item Ninth, the name must contain on of the following: “professional
limited liability limited partnership” or abbreviation “PLLLP” or P.L.L.L.P.,” or “S.L.L.L.P”. Examples of professional services are
13 MRSA
accountants, attorneys, chiropractors, dentists, registered nurses and veterinarians. (This is not an inclusive list – see
§723.7
.)
***Application MUST be signed by at least one general partner of the foreign limited partnership.
(31 MRSA
§1324.1.M)
The execution of this application constitutes an oath or affirmation under the penalties of false swearing under
17-A MRSA
§453.
Please remit your payment made payable to the Maine Secretary of State.
Submit completed form to:
Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Telephone Inquiries: (207) 624-7752
Email Inquiries:
CEC.Corporations@Maine.gov
Form No. MLPA-12 (3 of 3) Rev. 7/1/2008
Filer Contact Cover Letter
To:
Department of the Secretary of State
Tel. (207) 624-7752
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
Name of Entity (s):
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________
List type of filing(s) enclosed
(i.e. Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Merger, Articles of Amendment, Certificate
of Correction, etc.) Attach additional pages as needed.
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
Special handling request(s):
(check all that apply)
Hold for pick up
Expedited filing - 24 hour service ($50 additional filing fee per entity, per service)
Expedited filing - Immediate service ($100 additional filing fee per entity, per service)
Total filing fee(s) enclosed: $ ________________
Contact Information – questions regarding the above filing(s), please call or email:
(failure to provide a
contact name and telephone number or email address will result in the return of the erroneous filing (s) by the Secretary of State’s office)
___________________________________
___________________________________
(Name of contact person)
(Daytime telephone number)
____________________________________________________
(Email address)
The enclosed filing(s) and fee(s) are submitted for filing. Please return the attested copy to the following
address:
______________________________________________________________________________
(Name of attested recipient)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Firm or Company)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Mailing Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State & Zip)
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