North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry
Janice Peterson or
Below is a summary of the procedures, laws and guidelines to obtain a professional
corporation or professional limited liability company Certificate of Registration
through the NC State Board of Examiners in Optometry.
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Procedure to Create a Professional Corporation or Professional
Limited Liability Company
Download and complete the appropriate document from the Forms link on the Secretary of State’s Corporations Division website.
Download and complete the appropriate application from the forms
link on the NC State Board of Examiners in Optometry website. Note: Use the same form for both Professional Corporations and Professional Limited Liability Companies, you will need to change “Incorporators” to “Organizers” and “stockholders” to “members”
for a PLLC application.
Submit to the State Board of Examiners in Optometry the required ocumentation and filing fee in the amount of $50 made payable to the NC State Board of Examiners in Optometry.
The Board will examine both documents and if sufficient, will provide a certification
Submit the creation document along with the Board’s certification letter
to the Corporations Division of the Secretary of State’s Office for filing
with the required fee of $125
Return a filed copy of the Articles of Incorporation/Organization from the
Secretary of State’s Office. The Board will then issue the Certificate of
North Carolina Statutes
Secretary of State
North Carolina Administrative Code
Secretary of State
18 NCAC 04 .0318 - Authorization of Foreign Professional Corporations
18 NCAC 04 .0502 - Words Prohibited in Addition to Statutory Prohibitions
18 NCAC 04 .0503 - Deceptively Similar and Distinguishable Names
18 NCAC 04 .0504 - Filing Fictitious or Assumed Name for Foreign Entity
NC State Board of Examiners in Optometry
21 NCAC 42C .0102 - Application
21 NCAC 42C .0103 - Fee
21 NCAC 42C .0104 - Naming Corporation or Limited Liability Company
21 NCAC 42C .0105 - Annual Renewal
21 NCAC 42C .0106 - Compliance with law: Rules and Regulations
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