There could be several reasons why an LLP would need to change its registered office address, such as: The current address is no longer suitable for the business operations of the LLP. The LLP is relocating to a new city or state. The LLP wants to move to a more prestigious location. The LLP wants to consolidate its offices to reduce costs.
The process for changing the registered office address of an LLP involves the following steps: Hold a board meeting to pass a resolution approving the change of address and authorize a designated partner to file the necessary documents with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). File Form LLP-15 with the RoC within 15 days of the change of address along with the required documents such as proof of ownership or tenancy agreement of the new address, and a NOC from the landlord. The RoC will verify the documents and issue a new registration certificate with the updated address.
Yes, there is a fee for changing the registered office address of an LLP. The fee depends on the authorized capital of the LLP and the state in which it is registered. The fee ranges from Rs. 200 to Rs. 10,000.
The entire process of changing the registered office address of an LLP usually takes around 15-20 working days, provided all the necessary documents are submitted correctly and there are no discrepancies. However, the actual time may vary depending on the workload of the RoC and the state in which the LLP is registered.