INSTRUCTIONS: CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION MLLC-6
Access this form if you want to form a limited liability company in the state of Maine. The form is easy to complete, but applicants should still consult with an attorney.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 1”
Provide the name of the limited liability company in the first section. According to state law, the name must have one of the following designations: limited liability company, limited company, L.L.C., LLC, L.C., or LC. If the company is a low-profit limited liability company, the designation needs to include “L3C” or “l3c.”
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 2”
List the effective date for this form in the second section. If you check the second box, list the date when you want the Certificate to become effective.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 3”
If you’re filing for a low-profit limited liability company, check the box in the third section. You can only check the box if the company meets all of the standards in the third section.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 4”
Forming a professional limited liability company requires you to check the box in the fourth section of this form. If you check the box, explain the professional services on the line below.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 5”
Check either box in the fifth section. Mark the first box if you’ve elected a commercial registered agent. Provide the name and CRA public number for the agent.
Mark the second box if you’ve elected a noncommercial agent. List their name and their street address. If their mailing address is different, provide the address on the last line as well.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 6”
If you have other matters to address before forming the limited liability company, attach a separate form and fill in the line in the seventh section.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 7”
At least one authorized person in the limited liability company needs to date, sign, and provide their printed name and capacity at the bottom of this form.
“Certificate of Formation MLLC-6 Step 8”
Before sending in the form, complete the Cover Sheet and provide a filing fee of $175.00 made payable to Maine Secretary of State. Send the completed forms and filing fee to the following address:
Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101