Corporations -> LP/LLP/RLLP Process

NEW: Certificates for Partnerships may now to be submitted via the NC Veterinary Medical Board (NCVMB) Licensure Gateway Portal.

On-line filing: (For NC Licensed Veterinarians Only)

1. Complete the appropriate certificate for your type of partnership
       Click here to choose the appropriate certificate
2. Save the completed certificate to your desktop
3. Log in via the NCVMB Licensure Gateway Portal
4. Select 'Applications'
5. Select 'Corporate Application Part-I'
6. Follow the instructions and complete in full
TIP - Before you start: Save the completed articles to your desktop and have all veterinarian license numbers available.

Paper Filing:
The purpose of Part-I paperwork is to request a Letter of Memorandum (LOM) from the NCVMB. The LOM certifies to the NC Secretary of State (NCSOS) that the LP/LLP/RLLP is in compliance with NCGS 90-187.11.

Step 1: Begin filing with the NCVMB

  1. Complete and submit the NCVMB Part-I paperwork
  2. Complete and submit the appropriate certificate for filing with the NC Secretary of State.
    SOS website IMPORTANT: First select 'Business Registration' in the Within the Department: field, then select either 'Professional Corp' or 'Professional LLC' in the For: field.
  3. Submit a check or money order made payable to the NCVMB for $160.00

When we receive and accept for filing all the above documents, we will issue a Letter of Memorandum and return it and the original certificate to the person or entity that submitted paperwork to this office.

Step 2: File with the NC Secretary of State (NCSOS)

You will send your ORIGINAL certificate for filing and ORIGINAL Letter of Memorandum to the NC Secretary of State, along with the required filing fee. Currently the filing fee is $125.00.

Step 3: Complete filing with the NCVMB

Once you have received a filed copy of your articles back from the NCSOS, you will need to complete and submit the Part-II paperwork along with a copy of the filed certificate. We will then issue you a certificate with a NCVMB corporation number.

NOTE: LP/LLP/RLLP are required to renew every December 31 regardless of the date of the incorporation.

If you are also opening a Practice: Please follow instructions found on the new Practice Facility Paperwork.

Contact Us

Phone: 919-854-5601
Fax: 919-854-5606

1611 Jones Franklin Rd, Ste 106
Raleigh, NC 27606