How to select an LLP name?
As per the LLP Name guidelines, the proposed name of the LLP shall be unique. The proposed name must comply with the LLP name guidelines as prescribed by MCA. You can verify the names at Name Availability Check
Who can approve of name change?
The Registrar of Companies in the respective state has the authority to approve of name change. Please note that before filing for name change, one must ensure that LLP has filed all due return including annual return and accounts, etc.
How can LLP name be changed?
LLP can change its name as per the decision process provided in the LLP agreement. In the absence of such provision in the LLP agreement, name change requires consent from all partners.
I have a trademark registered; can I get that name for my LLP?
If your trademark is registered, you will get priority for getting the registered trademark as your LLP name.
Will the Registrar issue name certificate after the name change?
Yes, after approval of name change documents, the Registrar will issue a fresh certificate of incorporation with the changed LLP Name.
When will the LLP Name change be effective?
The LLP Name change takes effect from the date when partners decide for name change. There is no further approval from Registrar. The Registrar issues certificate according to partner's decision.
What should I do after the name change?
The LLP shall make changes in the LLP Agreement, LLP company name board, letter head and seals after name change.