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Uniform Limited Cooperative Association

A Limited Cooperative Association is an autonomous, unincorporated association of persons united to meet their mutual interests through a jointly owned enterprise primarily controlled by those persons, which permits combining: (a) ownership, financing, and receipt of benefits by the members for whose interests the association is formed; and (b) separate investments in the association by members who may receive returns on their investments and a share of control.

You are always encouraged to consult an attorney to ensure appropriate consideration of all the legal implications of your choice of entity and filing. We stress that this filing website is not intended to substitute nor replace the advice of legal counsel.

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Frequently Asked Questions
    You can register a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association by filing the application which can be found in the Forms Section to the right.
    You can renew a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association by renewing online. You will need to have the entity number and Renewal ID in order to renew online. If you do not have those items, you may contact our office.
    You can amend/merge/convert a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association according to the statutes.
    You can cancel/dissolve a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association according to the statutes.
    You can obtain copies/certificates of a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association by doing a Business Entity Search, finding the entity you are looking for, then you click on the details of that entity.

    While you are looking at the details of that entity, at the bottom of the screen you have 3 options: Search for Images is the 1st option. You will need to click that button in order to search for any scanned images of that entity. The images will be sent to an email account.

    While you are in the details page of the business entity, you have the 2nd option of ordering a certificate of existence by clicking on the Purchase Certificate of Existence Button.

    If you do not wish to order the images online, you will need to order them inhouse. This can be done in person, in writing or by fax or email. If you make a written request you may use our order form . Written requests for copies/certificates may take up to 7 business days. You may view more information concerning ordering documents .
    You can find the principals of a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association by doing a Business Entity Search, finding the entity you are looking for, then you click on the details of that entity. While you are looking at the details of that entity, at the bottom of the screen you have 3 options: Access Principal Information is the 3rd option. You will need to click that button in order to view the principals of that entity.

    You may also do a Registered Principal Search. If you don't want to view the principals via the website, then you may contact our office for that information.
    You can find if the name you want to use for a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association is available by doing a business name availability search. You may also contact our office to verify that the name you want to use is available.

    You may also conduct a business entity search to see if there are other business entities that are already registered that may have a name similar to the name that you wish to use.

    Please note that although a name may appear to be available nothing is final until the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code approves the business filing.
    You can not fix the delinquent/expired status on a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association at this time.

Online Services
Renew a LCA
Make Changes to a LCA
  Laws
Uniform Limited Cooperative Association Act
Forms (may not be handwritten)
Articles of Organization for a Uniform Limited Cooperative Association
Certificate of Authority for a Foreign Uniform Limited Cooperative Association
Application of Dissolution
Resignation Letter
Cover Letter

Guide Sheets
• There are no guide sheets available at this time

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