Missouri Registered Agent

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

What is a Missouri registered agent?

A Missouri registered agent can be an adult individual or an organization registered or authorized to do business in Missouri. A Missouri business must name a registered agent and the address of its registered office on their initial state paperwork. A Missouri registered agents must have a physical location in Missouri 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 Missouri resident agent’s address. Also, sending the legal documents by certified mail to the Missouri registered office address is legal proof that you have been served. A reliable Missouri registered agent is essential.

Missouri 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 Missouri registered agents?

Domestic and foreign corporations, close corporations, professional corporations, nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign LLCs, LPs, LLPs and LLLPs must maintain a Missouri registered agent at all times. The only Missouri entities that are not required to have a registered agent are sole proprietors and general partnerships.

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

As soon as we receive legal notices or official state documents, we scan and upload them into your online account locally in Missouri. 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 Missouri resident agent service includes tracking your annual report due date, and sending you email reminders to help you remain in good standing with Missouri Secretary of State.

How do you change your registered agent in Missouri?

File a completed Statement of Change of Registered Agent and/or Registered Office by mail or in person with a $10 filing fee. This form works for all corporations and LLCs. LPs and LLPs use their specific forms with the same $10 fee. The registered agent must sign the consent line on the form, but it does not need to be original. Missouri will take about ten days to process your filing.

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

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