request a PROFESSIONAL corporation certificate

The formation of certain business entities requires the Board's approval of the business name and certification of the professional licenses forming the business. When making a request for name approval and license certification, you should anticipate 7-10 business days for processing. Requests which do not include the items listed below may be delayed to obtain further information.
To make your request, please send an e-mail to Debra.Albright@ks.gov and include the following:

  1. Proposed name of the business entity;
  2. Complete names of all shareholder(s)/proposed shareholder(s), partners or members;
  3. A statement verifying that the business entity is/will be organized as
    1. a professional association under Kansas Professional Corporation law;
    2. a professional corporation under the Kansas Professional Corporation Law;
    3. a professional limited liability company under the Kansas revised Limited Liability Company Act.
  4. A statement of the professional purpose of the business entity (ex. to practice medicine);
  5. If the business entity is new, please include a copy of the proposed partnership agreement, articles of incorporation or articles of organization; and
  6. To whom and where to send the certification documents.

Refer to the Professional Corporation Law of Kansas, K.S.A. 17-2706, et seq., for professional corporation legal requirements.

If you are a healthcare provider participating in the Health Care Stabilization Fund (HCSF), please refer to their requirements for business entities: https://hcsf.kansas.gov/business-entities/

Please email Deb at Debra.Albright@ks.gov with additional questions.

Forms:

DPA (Professional Association Articles of Incorporation) 51-04

PDL (Kansas Professional Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization) 51-22