NOTICE TO VIRGINIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
Congratulations on successfully forming a Virginia limited liability company. Please take a few
minutes to read the information below, which describes several statutory provisions applicable to
limited liability companies.
Company name: The certificate of organization shows the exact name of the limited liability
company as set forth in its articles of organization. If the limited liability company intends to
conduct business in Virginia under a name other than its exact name, it must make the required
filings under Virginia’s fictitious name statutes. See § 59.1-69 et seq. of the Code of Virginia.
Registered agent and registered office: Each limited liability company is required to maintain in
Virginia a registered agent and a registered office at which the registered agent may be found
during normal business hours. See §§ 13.1-1015 and 13.1-1018 of the Code of Virginia. Court
papers served on and notices mailed or delivered to the registered agent at the registered office
address are deemed to have been received by the limited liability company as a matter of law.
Official notices and correspondence from the Commission to the company will be mailed to the
The limited liability company may change its registered agent or registered office address on record
with the Commission at any time at no cost. Such change can be accomplished only by filing form
LLC-1016, a pre-printed State Corporation Commission form that must be obtained from and filed in
the Clerk’s Office of the Commission. The limited liability company must promptly file form LLC-1016 if
the registered agent (i) moves his business office, (ii) resigns, dies or ceases to be a resident of
Virginia, (iii) ceases to be a member or manager of the limited liability company, a member or
manager of a limited liability company that is a member or manager of the limited liability company, an
officer or director of a corporation that is a member or manager of the limited liability company, a