Domestic General Partnership

To register a Domestic General Partnership in Hawaii, you must file the Registration Statement for Partnership Form GP-1 with the appropriate filing fee(s). Use the links above to register and pay online or to access our fillable PDF forms which you can print and mail in with your payment.

Filing fees are NOT REFUNDABLE. The fee for filing the Registration Statement for a Domestic General Partnership is $15.00, with an additional fee of $25.00 for expedited service. The fee for a certified copy of a filing is $10.00. There is an additional State Archives fee of $1.00. If your registration is rejected, the $1.00 State Archives fee may be refundable from the State Archives.  Please contact the Hawaii State Archives for more information.

Date of registration will be the date that the Registration Statement for Partnership is filed in compliance with Chapter 425.

Instructions for paper filings:
Be sure all information has been entered correctly, and that the information is complete and LEGIBLE before submitting a filing to the DCCA. Paper filings of the Application must be typewritten or printed and signed in BLACK INK.

Make checks payable to the DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, for the exact amount. There is a $25.00 fee charge on all dishonored checks. Mail completed form and payment together to P.O. Box 40, Honolulu, HI 96810. Email and fax filings should be accompanied with the credit card (VISA or MasterCard) information. To email document filings, please send to breg-doci-filing@dcca.hawaii.gov. To fax, send to (808) 586-2733.

The Statement must be signed and certified by at least one general partner. If the general partner is a CORPORATION, a corporate officer must sign on behalf of the corporation. If the general partner is another PARTNERSHIP, a general partner must sign on behalf of the other partnership. If the general partner is an LLC, the filing must be signed and certified by at least one manager of a manager-managed company or by at least one member of a member-managed company. If the general partner is an LLP, the filing must be signed by at least one partner. If the general partner is a LLLP, the filing must be signed by at least one general partner.

The Statement must be filed with the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, together with the required filing fee, within thirty (30) days AFTER the partnership is formed. Failure to file a registration statement within the prescribed time will make each partner liable severally to the State in the amount of $25.00 for each and every month while the default shall continue.

For information and/or assistance, please contact us or call (808) 586-2727.

We also have several Business Action Centers that offer in-person assistance with government filings and more.