Business Filings Forms

Many of the forms you may need to file with the Secretary of State's office are available for download. Supplemental documentation may not be appended to these standardized forms, so if these forms do not meet your specific filing needs, you may use them as a guide in preparing your own documents to file with this office.
 
Please review the instruction sheet provided with each form for specific instructions and filing fees. Once completed, documents can be mailed to:
 
          Office of the Secretary of State
          P.O. Box 718
          Frankfort, KY 40602
 

Domestic Corporation Forms

Articles of Incorporation - Profit (PAI)
Articles of Incorporation - Non-Profit (NAI)
Articles of Incorporation - Professional Service (KPS)
Articles of Amendment - Profit (AMD)
Articles of Amendment - Non-Profit (NPA)
Articles of Dissolution - Profit - dissolution by incorporators or initial directors (IPD)
Articles of Dissolution - Profit - dissolution by Board of Directors or Shareholders (DIS)
Articles of Dissolution - Non-Profit

Foreign Corporation Forms

Certificate of Authority (FBE)
Amended Certificate of Authority (FCA)
Certificate of Withdrawal (WFE)
Registration or Renewal of Entity Name (REG)

Other Forms for Domestic and Foreign Corporations

Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Certificate of Assumed Name (ASN)
Amended Certificate of Assumed Name (AAN)
Certificate of Withdrawal of Assumed Name (CWA)
Renewal of Assumed Name (RAN)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)

Domestic Limited Liability Company Forms

Articles of Organization - Profit (KLC)
Articles of Organization - Non-Profit (NLC)
Articles of Organization - Professional Service (PLC)
Articles of Amendment for a Limited Liability Company (LLA)
Articles of Dissolution (LLD)

Foreign Limited Liability Company Forms

Certificate of Authority (FBE)
Amended Certificate of Authority (FCA)
Certificate of Withdrawal (WFE)
Registration or Renewal of Entity Name (REG)

Other Forms for Domestic and Foreign Limited Liability Companies

Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Certificate of Assumed Name (ASN)
Amended Certificate of Assumed Name (AAN)
Certificate of Withdrawal of Assumed Name (CWA)
Renewal of Assumed Name (RAN)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)

Domestic and Foreign Partnerships

Statement of Partnership Authority (KNG)
Statement of Denial (SOD)
Statement of Dissociation (SDS)
Statement of Dissolution (SPD)
Statement of Merger (SMG)

Other Forms for Domestic or Foreign Partnerships

Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Registration or Renewal of Foreign Limited Liabiltiy Partnership Name (RLP)
Certificate of Assumed Name (ASN)
Amended Certificate of Assumed Name (AAN)
Certificate of Withdrawal of Assumed Name (CWA)
Renewal of Assumed Name (RAN)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)

Domestic Limited Partnerships

Certificate of Limited Partnership (KNP)

Foreign Limited Partnerships

Certificate of Authority (FBE)
Amended Certificate of Authority (FCA)
Certificate of Withdrawal (WFE)
Registration or Renewal of Entity Name (REG)

Other Forms for Foreign and Domestic Limited Partnerships

Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Registration or Renewal of Foreign Limited Liabiltiy Partnership Name (RLP)
Certificate of Assumed Name (ASN)
Amended Certificate of Assumed Name (AAN)
Certificate of Withdrawal of Assumed Name (CWA)
Renewal of Assumed Name (RAN)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)
Cancellation of Certificate of Limited Partnership (CLP)

Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships

Statement of Qualification (KNL)

Foreign Limited Liability Partnerships

Statement of Foreign Qualification (FNL)

Other Forms for Foreign and Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships

Amendment to Statement of Qualification (SQA)
Cancellation of Statement of Qualification (CSQ)
Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Statement of Registration or Renewal of Limited Liability Parnership (KLL)
Certificate of Assumed Name (ASN)
Amended Certificate of Assumed Name (AAN)
Certificate of Withdrawal of Assumed Name (CWA)
Renewal of Assumed Name (RAN)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)
Withdrawal of Registered Limited Liability Partnership (WLP)

Foreign Business Trusts

Certificate of Authority (FBE)
Amended Certificate of Authority (FCA)
Certificate of Withdrawal (WFE)
Registration or Renewal of Entity Name (REG)

Other Forms for Domestic or Foreign Trusts

Reservation or Renewal of Reserved Name (RES)
Notice of Transfer of Reserved Name (NOT)
Notice of Cancellation of Reserved Name (CCR)
Statement of Change of Principal Office, Registered Agent and Office (POC/RAC)
Statement of Consent of Registered Agent (CRA)
Statement of Resignation of Registered Agent (SRA)
Withdrawal of Filing Before Effectiveness (WBE)

Online Filings

You can electronically file articles of organization for a domestic limited liability company, articles of incorporation for a domestic corporation, annual reports, renewals of assumed name, and statements of change of registered agent/office or principal office.

Other Forms Available for Download

You can also download a request corporate documents, UCC forms and trademark/service mark forms.