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Registering in Michigan

Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

A partnership which has filed a "Certificate of Co-partnership" or "Certificate of Persons Conducting Business Under Assumed Name" with the county clerk of the counties in which the business is located may register the partnership as a limited liability partnership by filing with this Bureau. The application to register a limited liability partnership must include all of the following information:

  • Name of the limited liability partnership, which must contain the words "Limited Liability Partnership" or the abbreviation "L.L.P." or "LLP" as the last words of letters of its name.
  • The address of the partnership's principal office.
  • General nature of the partnership's business.
  • If the partnership is a foreign limited liability partnership, the registered agent and registered office in Michigan upon whom legal service of process may be served.