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Making Amendments to an Existing Business

Corporation
Domestic Corporation - Articles of Amendment (§33-10-106)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Articles of Incorporation (ex: change the corporation’s name). You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Corporation - Application for an Amended Certificate of Authority to Transact Business (§33-15-104)
This form is used to amend the Certificate of Authority (ex: change the name of the corporation). You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Foreign Corporation - Domestication of a Foreign Corporation - Articles of Domestication (§33-9-200)
This form is used when a foreign corporation wishes to change its state of incorporation to South Carolina. This will make the corporation a South Carolina corporation. A CL-1 Form must also be included with this form. You must submit a total payment of $135.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Benefit Corporation
Domestic Benefit Corporation - Articles of Amendment (§§33-10-106 and 33-38-230)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Articles of Incorporation of a benefit corporation. You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Domestic Benefit Corporation - Articles of Amendment - Election of Benefit Corporation Status (§§33-10-106 and 33-38-210)
This form is used to amend Articles of Incorporation of a domestic corporation, for the purpose of electing benefit corporation status. You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Domestic Benefit Corporation - Articles of Amendment - Termination of Benefit Corporation Status (§§33-10-106 and 33-38-220)
This form is used to amend Articles of Incorporation of a domestic corporation, for the purpose of terminating benefit corporation status. You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

This form is used to file the Annual Benefit Report of a benefit corporation as required under §33-38-500. You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Limited Liability Company
Domestic LLC - Amended Articles of Organization (§33-44-204)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Articles of Organization (ex: change the LLC's name). You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Domestic LLC - Members Statement of Dissociation
This form is used when a member wants to withdraw as a member from the LLC. You must submit a total payment of $2.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign LLC - Application for an Amended Certificate of Authority to Transact Business (§33-44-1002)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Certificate of Authority (ex: change the name of the LLC's name). You must submit a total payment of $110.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Foreign LLC - Members Statement of Dissociation
This form is used when a member wants to withdraw as a member from the LLC. You must submit a total payment of $2.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Limited Liability Partnership
This form is used to renew the registration of the Limited Liability Partnership. The registration must be renewed on an annual basis. You must submit a total payment of $100.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Domestic Limited Liability Partnership - Articles of Amendment
This form is used to make any amendments to the Application for Registration (ex: change the Limited Liability Partnership’s name). You must submit a total payment of $100.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.
 
Foreign Limited Liability Partnership - Renewal Application (§33-41-1160)
This form is used by a foreign Limited Liability Partnership to renew the Certificate of Authority. The Certificate of Authority for a foreign Limited Liability Partnership must be renewed on an annual basis. You must submit a total payment of $100.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Limited Liability Partnership - Articles of Amendment (§33-41-1180) 
This form is used to make any amendments to the Certificate of Authority (ex: change the Limited Liability Partnership's name). You must submit a total payment of $100.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Limited Partnership
Domestic LP - Amendment of Certificate of Limited Partnership (§33-42-220)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Certificate of Limited Partnership (ex: change the LP’s name). You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign LP - Amendment to Registration of a Foreign Limited Partnership (§33-42-220)
This form is used to make any amendments to the application for registration (ex: change the LP's name). You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Nonprofit Corporation
Domestic Nonprofit - Articles of Amendment (§33-31-1005)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Articles of Incorporation (ex: change the corporation’s name). You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.

Foreign Nonprofit - Application for an Amended Certificate of Authority to Transact Business (§33-31-1504)
This form is used to make any amendments to the Certificate of Authority (ex: change the corporation's name). You must submit a total payment of $10.00 to the Secretary of State's Office.