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How to Change Name in Illinois LLC

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Illinois LLC Articles of Amendment

Are you a business owner looking for Illinois LLC Articles of Amendment? With the ever-changing nature of business, sometimes it’s important to Change Name your LLC to ensure the most accurate records are kept.

There are various ways to do this based on your state.
This guide will walk you through the steps to correctly do this for yourself in Illinois:

Fill out LLC 5.25

This form is available here for download. Once downloaded, fill it out like so:

1) Enter the LLC name
2) Check "the file date" box
3) Check the letter E box and enter the NEW LLC name
4) Do not do anything
5) Enter the date, filer's name, signature, and capacity

There's multiple ways to submit this form - online, by mail, via fax, in-person.

Submit it online

1) Go to the Secretary of State's website: https://apps.ilsos.gov/llcartamendment/
2) Enter the LLC File Number, then select Yes
3) Enter the NEW entity name followed by LLC
4) Select and list the Manager's name and capacity
5) Review, submit, and pay

Submit it by mail

1) Print and sign the form in DUPLICATE
2) Payment may be made by check payable to Secretary of State
3) Mail the documents to:
Department of Business Services Limited Liability Division
501 S. Second St., Rm. 351
Springfield, IL 62756


  1. Prepare by choosing a Name and Registered Agent
  2. File Certificate of Formation with the State of Texas
  3. Apply for an EIN with the IRS
  4. Obtain an Operating Agreement
  5. Handle Ongoing Texas Compliance and Maintenance
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