Mississippi Registered Agent

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

What is a Mississippi registered agent?

A Mississippi registered agent is an individual or an organization registered or authorized to do business in Mississippi. The Mississippi Company must name a registered agent and furnish the address of its registered office on their initial state paperwork. A Mississippi registered agent must have a physical location in Mississippi and be present at that address during normal business hours. When a business is sued, typically a deputy or process server will deliver the court papers to that company’s Mississippi resident agent’s address. Also, sending most legal documents by certified mail to the Mississippi registered agent at the registered office address is legal proof that you have been served, whether you ever receive them or not.

It is the required function of a Mississippi resident agent to have someone available at the registered office address during normal business hours, for the purpose of receiving, accepting and forwarding to the business any process, notice or demand that is delivered to the registered agent.

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What business types are required to have Mississippi registered agents?

Every domestic or foreign filing entity is required to maintain a registered agent and office in Mississippi. The list of filing entities is; domestic and foreign corporations, professional corporations, nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign LLCs, and PLLCs, plus all LPs and LLPs.

What do we do with documents we receive as your Mississippi resident agent?

As soon as received, we scan all legal notices, annual report notices, or other official paperwork, into your online account locally in Mississippi. We send you an immediate email message that you have an important document in your online account.

As an additional benefit at no cost, we track your annual report due date and send your reminders and instructions for filing so that you do not become delinquent with the Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Services Division.

How do you change your registered agent in Mississippi?

File the Registered Agent/Office Statement of Change form to the Mississippi Secretary of State by mail or in person. LLCs have a change of agent form with a $25 filing fee. Corporations have another form and a $10 fee. Mississippi will have the change of agent processed in just a few days.

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

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