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Legal Forms and Publications

Legal Forms and Publications

Download official Lions Clubs International legal documents, publications, forms and applications.

Constitution & By-Laws

Board Policy Manual

Trademark Policies

Incorporation, Foundation & Registered Agent Resources

Lions Clubs International has a relationship with Corporation Service Company, a commercial registered agent and company formation service provider. CSC can assist clubs with registered agent services or the formation of a 501(c)(3) entity or foundation. CSC can be reached at 1-800-217-3225 or

Candidate Information

  • Qualifications/Information for Candidates for International Office (candidate_info.pdf)
  • Endorsement Form for Third Vice President/International Director Candidates (Revised 07/17)(endorsement_form.pdf)
  • The International Director - Service and Direction Through Leadership (pr751.pdf)



  • New Internal Revenue Service Requirement for Section 501(c)(4) Organizations – Form 8976 (Added 9/1/2016)
  • Public comment letter (letter-Form8976.pdf)
  • IRS – Frequently Asked Questions – New Annual Electronic Notice - ePostcard (irs_faq.pdf)
  • Tax – Unrelated Business Income Tax (ubit.pdf)
  • Chart of State Nonprofit Registration & Solicitation Requirements Resources (nonprofit_reg_state.pdf)
  • Tax Issues and Regulations affecting Lions Clubs and Leadership (tax_reg_lions.pdf)

Election Guidelines

  • District Election Guidelines (Effective 7/16) (lg23.pdf)
  • DG/VDG Election Complaints Procedures (Revised 3/16) (dgvdg_election.pdf)

Dispute Resolution Procedures

Other Policies

Executive Summaries

callout section

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