Forms for limited partnerships (NZ)

Forms for registering and maintaining limited partnerships

Most of the tasks required to register and manage a limited partnership can now be done online. However, the use of certain forms is still necessary. These can be downloaded on the page below.

Registering a limited partnership

The following forms are required when registering a limited partnership. Please submit your completed forms using the appropriate upload service. Refer to our user guides for instructions.

Each general partner must complete a consent form.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP15 — Other entity general partner private additional information

Use this form when applying for registration, to list all directors, general partners or partners associated with the general partner. Please note, this document will not be made public.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP16 — Other entity general partner public additional information

This form is the same as the one above, but does not include date and place of birth. Please note, this document will be made public.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP17 — Other entity limited partner additional information

Use this form when applying for registration, to list all directors, general partners or partners associated with the limited partner. Please note, this document will not be made public.

Maintaining a limited partnership

The following forms are necessary to perform certain tasks when maintaining your overseas limited partnership. Please submit your completed forms using the appropriate upload service. Refer to our user guides for instructions:

Consent form LP5 must accompany the Change of general partner details forms (LP2G (NZCOY) or LP2G) for the appointment of new general partners. Each new general partner must complete a consent form.

The Registrar of Limited Partnerships has the power to restore a limited partnership to the Register under the Limited Partnerships Act 2008. Use form LP7 to submit your application.

An application can be made to the Registrar to remove a limited partnership from the register. The general partner or limited partner, or any other person permitted by the partnership agreement, can complete the application form LP8 and submit it to the Registrar.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP15 — Other entity general partner private additional information

Use this form when changing general partner details, to list all directors, general partners or partners associated with the general partner. Please note, this document will not be made public.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP16 — Other entity general partner public additional information

This form is the same as the one above, but does not include date and place of birth. Please note, this document will be made public.

[LINK TO NEW FORM] LP17 — Other entity limited partner additional information

Use this form when changing limited partner details, to list all directors, general partners or partners associated with the limited partner. Please note, this document will not be made public.