INSTRUCTIONS: CERTIFICATE OF LIMITED PARTNERSHIP MLPA-6
This form is the initial requirement for forming a domestic limited partnership in the state of Maine. Consider meeting with an attorney while completing this form.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 1”
List the name for the limited partnership in the first section. The name needs to contain the term “Limited Partnership,” “L.P.” or “LP.”
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 2”
List the street address for the limited partnership’s designated office in the second section. If the mailing address is different, provide this address as well.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 3”
Provide information about the limited partnership’s registered agent in the third section. Check the box and provide the necessary information if you’ve elected a commercial registered agent. Check the second box if you’ve elected a noncommercial registered agent. Make sure the registered agent has consented to the position
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 4”
List the name, street and mailing address for each general partner in the fifth section. If additional space is required, check the box in the fifth section and provide the exhibit number.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 5”
Check the box in the sixth section if the company is a limited liability limited partnership. If you check the box, make sure the company name contains the term “Limited Liability Limited Partnership,” “L.L.L.P.” or “LLLP.”
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 6”
If the limited partnership is a professional limited liability limited partnership, check the box in the seventh section and describe the professional services in the space below. If this section applies, the name needs to contain one of the following designations: professional limited liability limited partnership, PLLLP, P.L.L.L.P., or S.L.L.L.P.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 7”
If there are additional provisions, attach a separate sheet and provide the exhibit number in the eighth section.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 8”
Each general partner needs to sign and print their name below the eighth section. If a partner is an entity, an authorized signatory needs to provide their signature and printed name on the next page.
“Certificate of Limited Partnership MLPA-6 Step 9”
Complete the Cover Letter and provide a filing fee of $175.00 made payable to Maine Secretary of State. Send the completed forms to the following address:
Secretary of State
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101