Certificate of Formation and Composition of a Limited Liability Partnership - Queensland

Service summary

You require this certificate for two or more people/corporations to form a limited liability partnership.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

General partner

the one who operates the business (usually a company).

Limited partner

a contributing partner whose financial liability is limited to the amount they contribute to the partnership. Limited partners can be either natural persons or companies. A limited partner has no say in the running of the business.

Limited partnership

a partnership that exists between two or more persons of whom one or more shall be a general partner or general partners and one or more shall be a limited partner or limited partners, that is formed in accordance with this Act.

Duration

This partnership will remain in effect until dissolution or cessation.

Fees

TypeAmountDescription
Application$142.60

Registering a statement under S.50(1)

Cancellation$21.90

Giving a notice of dissolution or cessation under S.63(1)

Variation$68.85

Giving notice of change under S52(1)

Application

Submit a completed Application for Registration of Limited Partnership (Form 1).


Transfer details

You can transfer this partnership by submitting a completed Change of Details relating to Limited Partnership. You must lodge notification within 7 days of the date of change.


Additional information

Forms and further information are also available from the Department's website, head office, or regional offices.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Fair Trading
Registration Services

Act(s) name

Partnership Act 1891 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Partnership Regulation 2015 (Queensland)

Contact details

Queensland Government Service Centre
Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Fair Trading
Registration Services


Operating address:
Upper Plaza Terrace
33 Charlotte Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 3111
Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 3405 0985

Phone:

13 QGOV (13 74 68)

Fax:

07 3405 0731
RegistrationServices@justice.qld.gov.au

Website:

Office of Fair Trading Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.