Michigan Registered Agent

A local Michigan registered agent is required when forming a business in Michigan.

What is a Michigan registered agent?

A Michigan registered agent can be an adult individual or an organization registered or authorized to do business in Michigan. A Michigan business must name a registered agent and the address of its registered office on their initial state paperwork. Michigan registered agents must have a physical location in Michigan and have someone present at that address during normal business hours. When a business is involved in a law suit, a process server will deliver the court papers to that company’s Michigan resident agent’s address. Also, sending the legal documents by certified mail to the Michigan registered office address is legal proof that you have been served. A reliable Michigan registered agent is essential.

Michigan registered agents have a duty to be available at the registered office address during normal business hours, for the purpose of receiving, accepting and forwarding to the entity any notices or demands that is served on the MO business to the registered agent.

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What types of businesses are required to have Michigan registered agents?

Domestic and foreign corporations, professional corporations, nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign LLCs, LPs and LLPs must maintain a Michigan registered agent at all times.

How do we handle items we receive as your Michigan resident agent?

As soon as we receive legal notices or official state documents, we scan and upload them into your online account locally in Michigan. We send you an immediate email message that you have an important document in your online account, and prompting you to login and download it.

Our Michigan resident agent service includes tracking your annual report due date, and sending you email reminders to help you remain in compliance with Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Commercial Services.

How do you change your registered agent in Michigan?

Submit the Certificate of Change of Registered Office and/or Change of Resident Agent by mail or in person with a $5 filing fee. Michigan will take about one week to process your filing. 24-hour processing is available for a $100 expedite fee.

Benefits of hiring Resident Agent LLC as your Michigan registered agent service provider:

You can order online for Michigan registered agent service in all 51 jurisdictions or add states in your online account at any time.