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Oklahoma LLC Operating Agreements (2)

An Oklahoma LLC operating agreement is a legal document that establishes the structure and operations of a limited liability company (LLC) in Oklahoma. The agreement, while not required to do business in Oklahoma, can serve to shield owners from any claims made against the company in court. Every owner is advised to retain a signed copy.

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Single-Member LLC Operating Agreement

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Multi-Member LLC Operating Agreement

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Table of Contents

How to Form an LLC in Oklahoma

  • Filing fee: $100 (domestic LLCs), $300 (foreign LLCs)
  • Processing time: 1-2 business days

1. Choose a Name

A name can be reserved for a nonrenewable period of 120 days while the LLC is being formed (§ 18-441-112). To determine the availability of a name, check online.

2. Choose an LLC Type

Domestic LLC – For an LLC located within Oklahoma.

  • Online Filing – Enter contact information, then select “Start New.”
  • Paper Filing (Form 0074) – Mail a completed Articles of Organization form and a filing fee to the Secretary of State is 421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103. If delivering in person, an additional fee of $25 applies. Checks can be made payable to the Oklahoma Secretary of State.

Foreign LLC – For an LLC located outside Oklahoma.

  • Online Filing – Enter contact information, then select “Start New.”
  • Paper Filing (Form 0083) – Mail a completed Application for Registration plus the $300 filing fee to the Secretary of State is 421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103. If delivering in person, an additional fee of $25 applies. Checks can be made payable to the Oklahoma Secretary of State.

3. Post-Formation

Once the paperwork has been processed, several documents must be filed.

Name Reservation

  • Filing fee: $10

A name can be reserved for a period of 60 days upon approval of a name reservation request (§ 18-441-112)).

  • Online Filing – Enter contact information, then select “Start New.”
  • Paper Filing (Form 0034) – Mail an Application for Reservation of Name plus the filing fee to the Secretary of State is 421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210, Oklahoma City, OK 73103.

Renewing an LLC (Annual Certificate)

  • Filing fee: $25

Every domestic LLC and foreign LLC must file a certificate each year with the Office of the Secretary of State in order to continue doing business in Oklahoma (§ 18-2055.2).

  • Online Filing – Enter the filing number and select the spyglass icon.
  • Paper Filing (Form 0097) – Fill out the Limited Liability Company Annual Certificate form and return it with a check made payable to the Oklahoma Secretary of State to the Secretary of State is 421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210, Oklahoma City, OK 73103.

Dissolving an LLC

Filing fee: $50

To dissolve an LLC, articles of dissolution must be filed with the Office of the Secretary of State (§ 18-2041).

  • Paper Filing (Form 0080) – Completed Articles of Dissolution, together with the filing fee, should be mailed to the Oklahoma Secretary of State to the Secretary of State is 421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210, Oklahoma City, OK 73103.

Statutes

“LLC Operating Agreement” Definition

“Operating agreement”, regardless of whether referred to as an operating agreement and whether oral, in a record, implied, or in any combination thereof, means any agreement of the members, including a sole member, as to the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business, including the agreement as amended or restated.