Name Change of LLP

Documents Required for Name Change of LLP

  • 1 Initial LLP agreement
  • 2 Consent letter of the Partners to apply for new name.
  • 3 Trademark application or registration certificate(if any)
  • 4 Notice of change of name.
  • 5 Signed copy of Resolution for name change (prepared by us)
  • 6 Supplementary agreement.(after approval of new name)

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Process Involved

Documentation
File form LLP-1
Name approval
File form LLP-5
File form LLP-3
Approval

Name change of LLP

A LLP may require changing the name due to various business reasons or on the directions of the central government. The procedure for name change of LLP is governed by LLP agreement filed with MCA and provisions of LLP act, 2008.

Before starting the process, check the name availability on MCA and then with the consent of all the partners name of LLP can be changed.

Process:   

  1. Authorise partner is required to file LLP name change application form i.e. Form LLP-1 with MCA. Maximum 6 names can be filed in the application form.
  2. After approval of name from ROC, you need to file form-5 for notice of change in name with ROC within 30 days of name approval.
  3. After filing notice of change, if satisfied, ROC will issue a fresh certificate of incorporation with new name.
  4. In the last step, after getting fresh certificate of incorporation with new name, you need to file supplementary agreement with ROC as an attachment in Form-3 to give effect to the changes in Limited Liability Partnership.

Documents:

  1. Consent letter of the Partners to apply for new name.
  2. Initial LLP agreement
  3. Trademark application or registration certificate(if any)
  4. Notice of change of name.
  5. Resolution for name change.
  6. Supplementary agreement.(after approval of new name)
  7. Any other document that is relevant.

 

FAQ’s:

  1. Stamp duty on LLP agreement: In case of name change of LLP, you need to pay stamp duty of Rs.100/-.
  2.  Time limit for name change of LLP: You can change name of the LLP at any time, after incorporation of LLP.
  3. Number of attempts for filing name application form:   you can file name application form with 6 names and in case if these 6 are rejected by ROC then you has one more attempt to file another 6 names.
  4. Does Name change effect annual compliances of LLP: No. The name change of LLP does not effect the annual compliances of LLP.

FAQs

FAQs

Is there a need to execute the supplementary agreement for name change after issuance of fresh certificate of incorporation?

What e-forms, do i need to file for name change?

What things should kept in mind while filing for name reservation.

Maximum time within which supplementart agrrement is need to execute after the issuance of frest certificate of incorporation pursuant to name change.

Do I need to mention the old name of the LLP Anywhere?

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