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


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.


This partnership will remain in effect until dissolution or cessation.



Registering a statement under S.50(1)


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


Giving notice of change under S52(1)


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


07 3405 0985


13 QGOV (13 74 68)


07 3405 0731


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