Forms for limited partnerships (NZ)

The forms you need to register a limited partnership (NZ) or keep its details up to date

Most of the tasks required to register and manage a limited partnership can be done online. For some tasks you will still need to complete forms and these can be downloaded on the page below.

Registering a limited partnership

Use the following forms when registering a limited partnership. Please submit your completed forms using the appropriate upload service. Refer to our help guides for instructions.

This form must accompany an application for registration of a limited partnership. Each general partner must complete a consent form.

Use this form to upload additional information about general partners classified as 'other entities'. This form requires date and place of birth information, and will not be made public. An 'other entity' is any entity that is not registered as a New Zealand company or limited partnership.

Use this form to upload additional information about general partners classified as 'other entities'. An 'other entity' is any entity that is not registered as a New Zealand company or limited partnership.

Use this form to upload additional information about limited partners that are either partnerships under the Partnerships Act 1908 or unincorporated overseas limited partnerships. The details on this form will not be made public.

You should complete forms LP15 or LP16 for general partners classified as 'other entities'. An 'other entity' is any entity that is not a registered NZ company or NZ limited partnership.

Keeping a limited partnership's details up to date

The following forms are necessary to perform certain tasks when keeping your limited partnership's details up to date on the register. Please submit your completed forms using the appropriate upload service. Refer to our help guides for instructions:

This form must accompany a 'Change of General Partner Details' request 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. Upload this form when making 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 this application form and submit it to the Registrar.

Use this form to upload additional information about general partners classified as 'other entities'. This form requires date and place of birth information, and will not be made public. An'other entity' is any entity not registered as a New Zealand company or limited partnership.

Use this form to upload additional information about general partners classified as 'other entities'. An 'other entity' is any entity that is not registered as a New Zealand company or limited partnership.

Use this form to upload additional information about limited partners that are either partnerships under the Partnerships Act 1908 or unincorporated overseas limited partnerships. The details on this form will not be made public.

You should complete forms LP15 or LP16 for general partners classified as 'other entities'. An 'other entity' is any entity that is not a registered NZ company or NZ limited partnership.

All help topics

Getting started on the register 5 guides

About limited partnerships, the roles and responsibilities of general and limited partners, and how to set up your online services account.

Searching the Limited Partnerships Registers 2 guides

Find out how to search the registers for information about New Zealand and overseas limited partnerships, and their current status.

About limited partnerships 6 guides

Limited partnerships are registered under the Limited Partnerships Act 2008. The registers of limited partnerships and overseas limited partnerships are administered by the NZ Companies Office.

Registering a limited partnership 3 guides

To register a limited partnership you must complete the application process and pay the registration fee.

Keeping limited partnership details up to date 9 guides

Deregistering a limited partnership 4 guides

If a limited partnership is terminated, or you ask for it to be deregistered, you must notify us so it can be removed from the register. The Registrar can also choose to deregister limited partnerships.

Restoring a limited partnership 3 guides

You can apply to the Registrar to have your limited partnership restored to the register. You'll need to provide evidence to support your application.

Forms and fees for limited partnerships (NZ) 3 guides

Forms you'll need to register your limited partnership or keep details up to date, and a schedule of fees payable.