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Bizfile California, is the Secretary of State’s new online portal to help businesses file, search, and order business records. Whether you are filing a financing statement pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), searching for a corporation (Corp), limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership (LP) filing or looking for an immigration consultant, this hub consolidates all your online filing and search needs.

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How to use Bizfile California Secretary of State?

Step 1. Limited Liability Company Purpose Statement and Name

Enter the proposed Limited Liability Company Name and select the LLC Identifier.

Purpose Statement – The Purpose Statement cannot be changed.

The purpose of the limited liability company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be organized under the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.

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Limited Liability Company Name – DO NOT include LLC or L.L.C. in the Name. *

Example: JD Auto Parts

LLC Identifier – This will be added to the end of the proposed Name. *Value is not selectedPress enter to open combobox or type to start search.

Name Reservation

Check the box if you have reserved a name and would like to apply the reservation to this LLC registration.

Note: The proposed name will appear on the record of California Secretary of State exactly as entered, including the LLC Identifier. The LLC Formation Online performs a preliminary name check for exact name matches.  Once submitted, a final name review determination will be performed.  

Step 2.  Business Addresses

Enter the Initial Street Address of the Designated Office and, if different, the Initial Mailing Address of the LLC.

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  1. Initial Street Address of the Designated Office in California –  Click here for filing tips.

Address Look-up Tool

Address selected will populate the address fields below.

Start typing and select

Street Address *

If needed, edit or complete address fields. Do not enter a P.O. Box

City *

State *

California

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Step 3. Service of Process

An Agent for Service of Process is responsible for accepting legal documents (e.g. service of process, lawsuits, other types of legal notices, etc.) on behalf of the LLC. Select either Individual OR California Registered Corporate Agent (1505).

Need a California Registered Agent.

Our firm is a California Registered Corporate Agent (1505).

Note: Advanced approval must be obtained from a registered corporate agent prior to designating that corporation as the LLC’s agent for service of process.

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The Agent is:  Individual

First Name *

 Middle Initial

 Last Name *

 Suffix

Address Look-up Tool

Address selected will populate the address fields below.

Start typing and select

If needed, edit or complete address fields below.

Street Address *

If needed, edit or complete address fields. Do not enter a P.O. Box

City *

 State *

California

Zip/Postal Code *

Note: The name and the physical street address of the agent for service of process is a public record, viewable to all (as are all the addresses of the LLC provided in filings).

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California Registered Corporate Agent (1505).  Note: Advanced approval must be obtained from a registered corporate agent prior to designating that corporation as the LLC’s agent for service of process.

Step 4. Management Structure

Select the LLC management structure.

The LLC will be managed by:  One Manager More than One Manager    All LLC Member(s)

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Organizer Electronic Signature

Enter the Organizer Name and Organizer Email where submission status updates will be sent. Only one Organizer is required.

By typing your name below, you acknowledge that you are electronically signing this document as the organizer of the LLC and that all information is true and correct.

Click here for filing tips.

Organizer Name – The LLC being formed may NOT be listed as the Organizer.