New Hampshire Registered Agent

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

What is a New Hampshire registered agent?

A New Hampshire registered agent can be either an organization or a person. You list the registered agent name and address on your corporate paperwork with the state. The New Hampshire registered agent is responsible for receiving registration renewal notices and legal notices on your behalf, and forwarding them to your organization. New Hampshire registered agents must have a physical location in New Hampshire and be present at that address during normal business hours. Most of the time a deputy or process server will deliver the legal service of process to the New Hampshire resident agent’s address. Occasionally court papers will arrive by certified mail to the New Hampshire registered agent at the registered office address and that will be acceptable legal proof that you have been served, whether or not your registered agent delivers the legal notice to your company.

The New Hampshire registered agent’s primary function is to be available at the address listed as the NH registered office address during regular business hours. All official documents from the state will be sent to the New Hampshire resident agent’s address.

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What business organizations are required to have a New Hampshire registered agent?

Domestic and foreign corporations and nonprofits; all domestic and foreign LLCs, LPs and LLPs doing business in New Hampshire must have a registered agent with a New Hampshire address. The registered agent may have a mailing address that includes a post office box as long as a physical location is also provided.

How do we handle items we receive as your New Hampshire resident agent?

We scan and upload all legal notifications; annual report notices and other official documents received, into your online account locally in New Hampshire. We send you an immediate email notification of any document in your New Hampshire resident agent’s account.

As an additional free New Hampshire resident agent service, we track your New Hampshire annual report due date and send you reminders with instructions for filing your report in a timely manner with the New Hampshire Department of State, Corporate Division.

How do you change your registered agent in New Hampshire?

File a Statement of Change of Registered Office or Registered Agent or Both by mail or in person, along with a check for the $15 filing fee. New Hampshire has separate forms for LLCs and corporations.

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

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