Alabama Domestic Non Profit Articles of Incorporation Form

Alabama Domestic Non Profit Articles of Incorporation.pdf This form can be used by any resident of the State of Alabama when creating a non profit corporation. The filing fee is $100 made payable to t

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STATE OF ALABAMA
DOMESTIC NONPROFIT CORPORATION
CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION
DNP Corp Cert of Formation – 7/2011 page 1 of 3
PURPOSE: In order to form a Nonprofit Corporation under
Section 10A-1-3.05 and 10A-3-3.02 of the Code of Alabama
1975 this Certificate Of Formation and the appropriate filing
fees must be filed with the Office of the Judge of Probate in the
county where the corporation’s initial registered office is
located. The information required in this form is required b
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(For County Probate Office Use Only)
INSTRUCTIONS: Mail one (1) signed original and two (2)
copies of this completed form and the appropriate filing fees to
the Office of the Judge of Probate in the county where the
corporation’s registered office is/will be located. Contact the Judge of Probate’s Office to determine the county
filing fees. Make a separate check or money order payable to the Secretary of State for the state filing fee
of $100.00 and the Judge of Probate’s Office will transmit the fee along with a certified copy of the Certificate
to the Office of the Secretary of State within 10 days after the Certificate is issued. Once the Secretary of
State’s Office has indexed the filing the information will appear at www.sos.alabama.gov under the
Government Records tab and the Business Entity Records link – you may search by entity name. Your
notification of filing was provided by the Probate Judge’s Office via a stamped copy and the Secretary of
State’s Office does not send out a copy. You may pay the Secretary of State fees by credit card if the county
you are filing in will accept that method of payment (see attached). Your corporation will not be indexed if the
credit card does not authorize and will be removed from the index if the check is dishonored.
This form must be typed or laser printed.
1. The name of the corporation:
2. A copy of the Name Reservation certificate from the Office of the Secretary of State must be
attached.
(For SOS Office Use Only)
3. This nonprofit corporation (MUST check one):
has Members or has no Members
This form was prepared by: (type name and full address)DOMESTIC NONPROFIT CORPORATION CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION
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4. Street (No PO Boxes) address of principal office of the corporation:

Mailing address of principal office (if different from street address):

5. The name of the Registered Agent:
6. Street (No PO Boxes) address of Registered Agent (if different from principal office address):

Mailing address of Registered Agent (if different from street address):

7. Purpose for which corporation is formed:
; the
purpose includes the transaction of any lawful business for which nonprofit corporations may be
incorporated in Alabama under Title 10A, Chapter 3 of the Code of Alabama.
8. Period of duration shall be perpetual unless stated otherwise by an attached exhibit.
9. The name(s) of the Incorporator(s):
Street (No PO Boxes) address of Incorporator(s):
Mailing address of Incorporator(s) – (if
different from street address):
Attach a listing if more Incorporators need to be added (type “see attached” in the name line).
10. The number of Directors constituting the initial Board of Directors is . The initial Directors names
and addresses must be listed in this Certificate of Formation.
Director’s Name:
Street (No PO Boxes) address of Director:
Mailing address of Director(s) – (if different
from street address): DOMESTIC NONPROFIT CORPORATION CERTIFICATE OF FORMATION
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Director’s Name:
Street (No PO Boxes) address of Director:
Mailing address of Director(s) – (if different
from street address):
Director’s Name:
Street (No PO Boxes) address of Director:
Mailing address of Director(s) – (if different
from street address):
Attach listing if more Directors need to be added (type “see attached” in the name line for the first
Director on this form).
11. Unless an attachment to this Certificate of Formation provides that a change in the number of directors shall
be made only by amendment to the Certificate of Formation, a change in the number of directors made by
amendment to the bylaws shall be controlling. In all other cases, whenever a provision of the Certificate of
Formation is inconsistent with a bylaw, the provision of the Certificate of Formation shall be controlling.
Attached are any other provisions that are not inconsistent with law relating to organization, ownership,
governance, business, or regulation of the internal affairs of the nonprofit corporation, including any
provisions for distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation.

Date (MM/DD/YYYY) Signature as required by 10A-1-3.04

Typed Name of Above Signature

Typed Title/Capacity to Sign under 10A-1-3.04 NOTE: You will not receive a credit card receipt from the Secretary of State’s Office and
the office personnel will not be able to search credit card transactions to help you balance
your accounts. Please do not use this option if you need a receipt.
Secretary of State Credit Card Payment Option Sheet: Check with the County Probate
Judge’s Office in which you will be filing prior to filing to make sure that the credit card
payment and/or expedite payment will be accepted. If the County Probate Office does not
accept either option, the options are not available for this filing.
Name of the Corporation:
Card Type: (Visa, MC, Discover & AmEx)
Service Requested: $100.00 Certificate of Formation filing fee
$100.00 Expedited Processing fee *
Card Number:
Expiration Mo/Yr: / (MM/YY)
Card Holder Name:
Complete Billing Address:
Street or PO

City State Zip
Signature of Card Holder:
MUST be Signature of Card Holder
*Expedited Processing is available at the Secretary of State’s (SOS) Office for an additional $100.00 fee.
The SOS Office will index a filing within approximately three (3) business days after the date of receipt
from the Office of the County Probate Judge. The fee must accompany the filing when it is submitted to
the County Probate Judge’s Office – we will not be able to search for filings to match with expedite fees
sent separately once they are in the workflow.
DNP Corp Cert of Formation – 7/2011