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.

Domestic Benefit Corporation - Annual Benefit Report (§33-38-500)
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
Domestic Limited Liability Partnership - Renewal Application (§33-41-1110)
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.