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Download and Submit this form to the Secretary of State office of North Carolina. Along with a filling fee $125 to form your LLC in the State of North Carolina.

Address of Secretary of State, North Carolina

By Mail

CORPORATIONS DIVISION,
P.O. Box 29622,
RALEIGH, NC 27626-0622


North Carolina (LLC) Limited Liablity Company Form

Text Version of this Form

State of North Carolina
Department of the Secretary of State
Limited Liability Company
ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION
Pursuant to §57C-2-20 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby submit
these Articles of Organization for the purpose of forming a limited liability company.
1. The name of the limited liability company is:
2. If the limited liability company is to dissolve by a specific date, the latest date on which the
limited liability company is to dissolve: (If no date for dissolution is specified, there shall be no
limit on the duration of the limited liability company.)
3. The name and address of each person executing these articles of organization is as follows:
(State whether each person is executing these articles of organization in the capacity of a member,
organizer or both. Note: This document must be signed by all persons listed.)

4. The name of the initial registered agent is: ___________________________________________
5. The street address and county of the initial registered office of the limited liability company is:
Number and Street
City___________________ State: NC Zip Code: County:
6. The mailing address, if different from the street address, of the initial registered office is:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
7. Principal office information: (Select either a or b.)
a. The limited liability company has a principal office.
The principal office telephone number: ___________________________________________________
The street address and county of the principal office of the limited liability company is:
Number and Street
City, State, Zip Code County
The mailing address, if different from the street address, of the principal office of the company is:
b. The limited liability company does not have a principal office.8. Check one of the following:
(i) Member-managed LLC: all members by virtue of their status as members shall be
managers of this limited liability company.
(ii) Manager-managed LLC: except as provided by N.C.G.S. Section 57C-3-20(a), the
members of this limited liability company shall not be managers by virtue of their status as
members.
9. Any other provisions which the limited liability company elects to include (e.g., the purpose of
the entity) are attached.
10. (Optional): Please provide a business e-mail address: __________________________________
The Secretary of State’s Office will e-mail the business automatically at the address provided
above at no cost when a document is filed. The e-mail provided will not be viewable on the
website. For more information on why this service is offered, please see the instructions for this
document.
11. These articles will be effective upon filing, unless a future date is specified:
This is the day of , 20 .
Signature
Type or Print Name and Title
The below space to be used if more than one organizer or member is listed in Item #3 above.
___________________________________________ _____________________________________________
___________________________________________ _____________________________________________
Signature Signature
____________________________________ _____________________________________ Type and Print Name and Title Type and Print Name and Title
___________________________________________ _____________________________________________
___________________________________________ _____________________________________________
Signature Signature
____________________________________ _____________________________________ Type and Print Name and Title Type and Print Name and Title
NOTES:
1. Filing fee is $125. This document must be filed with the Secretary of State.
CORPORATIONS DIVISION P.O. Box 29622 RALEIGH, NC 27626-0622
(Revised March 2013) (Form L-01)INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION
(Form L-01)
Item 1 Enter the complete company name, which must include a limited liability company ending required by N.C.G.S. §
55D-20 (limited liability company, L.L.C., ltd. liability co., limited liability co., or ltd. liability company).
Item 2 Enter the latest date on which the limited liability company may dissolve. If no date for dissolution is specified,
there shall be no limit on the duration of the limited liability company. (See N.C.G.S §57C-2-30)
Item 3 Enter the name and address of each person who executes the articles of organization and whether they are executing
them in the capacity of a member or of an organizer or both. Unless the articles of organization provide otherwise,
each person executing the articles of organization in the capacity of a member of the limited liability company
becomes a member at the time that the filing by the Secretary of State of the articles of organization of the limited
liability company becomes effective. (See N.C.G.S. § 57C-3-01)
Item 4 Enter the name of the registered agent. The registered agent must be either an individual who resides in North
Carolina; a domestic business corporation, nonprofit corporation, or limited liability company whose business office is
identical with the registered office; or a foreign corporation, nonprofit corporation or limited liability company
authorized to transact business or conduct affairs in North Carolina whose business office is identical with the
registered office.
Item 5 Enter the complete street address of the registered office and the county in which it is located.
Item 6 Enter the complete mailing address of the registered office only if mail is not delivered to the street address shown
in Item 4 or if the registered agent prefers to have mail delivered to a P.O. Box or Drawer.
Item 7 Select item “a” if the limited liability company has a principal office. Enter the telephone number and the
complete street address of the principal office and the county in which it is located. If mail is not delivered to the
street address of the principal office or if you prefer to receive mail at a P.O. Box or Drawer, enter the complete
mailing address of the principal office.
Select item “b” if the limited liability company does not have a principal office.
Item 8 Unless the articles of organization provide otherwise, all members shall be managers of the LLC, together with any
other persons designated as managers in, or in accordance with, the articles of organization or the LLC’s written
operating agreement. If the articles of organization provide that all members are not necessarily managers by virtue
of their status as members, then those persons designated as managers in, or in accordance with, the articles of
organization or a operating agreement shall manage the LLC, except for such period during which no designation
has been made or is in effect, in which case all members shall be managers.
Item 9 N.C.G.S. §57C-2-21(b) states that the articles of organization may contain any provision not inconsistent with law,
including any matter that under Chapter 57C is permitted to be set forth in a limited liability company’s operating
agreement. The name and address of each of the initial members of the limited liability company may be stated as an
attachment. Unless the articles of organization provide otherwise, each person who is named in the articles of
organization as a member of the limited liability company becomes a member at the time that the filing by the
Secretary of State of the articles of organization of the limited liability company becomes effective. (See N.C.G.S.
§ 57C-3-01)
Item 10 The Department offers a free voluntary notification system for which you may choose to participate. If you would
like to receive this free service, please provide a business e-mail address in the space provided. Your participation
will not result in your e-mail address being viewable on our website. Participation will help us to prevent business
identity theft in the event an unauthorized person submits a fraudulent document for filing in the name of the business
entity.
Item 11 The document will be effective on the date and at the time of filing, unless a delayed date or an effective time (on the
day of filing) is specified. If a delayed effective date is specified without a time, the document will be effective at
11:59:59 p.m. Raleigh, North Carolina time on the day specified. If a delayed effective date is specified, the
document will be effective on the day and at the time specified. A delayed effective date may be specified up to and
including the 90th day after the day of filing.
Date and Execution
Enter the date the document was executed.
In the blanks provided enter:
• The name of the entity executing the Articles of Organization; if an individual, leave blank.
• The signature of the member and/or organizer or representative of the organizing entity.
• The name of the member and/or organizer or name of the above-signed representative.
• The title of the individual or entity executing the Articles of Organization (i.e. Organizer, Member or both)
• The document may, but need not, contain an acknowledgment, verification, or proof.
ATTENTION: Limited liability companies wishing to render a professional service as defined in N.C.G.S. §55B-2(6) shall
contact the appropriate North Carolina licensing board to determine whether compliance with additional licensing requirements
may be mandated by law. Such limited liability companies should consult N.C.G.S. §57C-2-01 for further details.

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