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How Can I Revive My Business Entity?

To revive your suspended or forfeited business entity, or to request an FTB Limited Partnership Confirmation letter, you must:

  • Call us so we can provide you with your business's exact revivor requirements.

    Entity type and location Telephone number
    Business entities inside the U.S. 888.635.0494
    Corporations outside the U.S. 916.845.7033
    Limited liability companies outside the U.S. 916.845.7166
    Limited partnerships outside the U.S. 916.845.7165
  • File all delinquent tax returns.
  • Pay all delinquent tax balances, including penalties, fees, and interest.
  • File a revivor request form.

Note: If your annual statement of information with the Secretary of State (SOS) lapsed, and/or the SOS suspended your business, you must resolve your outstanding issues with them. For more information, go to www.sos.ca.gov, or call the SOS at 916.657.3537.

If we suspended or forfeited your business in error, we will restore your business to active status after we verify the mistake. If you believe this occurred, call us so we can analyze your account.

Entity type and location Telephone number
Business entities inside the U.S. 888.635.0494
Corporations outside the U.S. 916.845.7033
Limited liability companies outside the U.S. 916.845.7166
Limited partnerships outside the U.S. 916.845.7165