New York Registered Agent

A local New York registered agent is required when registering to do business in New York.

What is a New York registered agent?

New York registered agents can be a person over 18 or a business. When registering or qualifying a company in New York State, a registered agent must be appointed by listing the name and address on the initial state paperwork. A New York registered agents must have a physical location in New York, not a post office box, and must be present at that address during normal business hours. When a business is involved in a law suit, a deputy or process server will deliver the court papers to that company’s New York resident agent’s address. Delivering the legal documents by certified mail to the New York registered agent at the registered office address is also legal proof that you have been served, whether you get them or not. A professional registered agent is a crucial asset to your business.

The purpose of a New York registered agent is to have a person available at the registered office address during business hours, for receiving and forwarding to the entity, any legal notice that is accepted by the registered agent on behalf of the entity.

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What types of businesses are required to have a New York registered agent?

Domestic and foreign corporations, plus professional and nonprofit corporations; domestic and foreign LLCs, plus LPs and LLPs are required to maintain a registered agent and registered agent office.

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

All official paperwork received is scanned and uploaded into your online account locally in New York. We send you an immediate message that you have an important document in your online account.

As an added free service, we also track your New York annual report due date, and send you email reminders to help you remain in good standing with the NYS Division of Corporations. Our clients have state of the art compliance tools at their disposal.

How do you change your registered agent in New York?

You need to file the completed Certificate of Change form for your entity type, as New York has a separate Certificate of Change for each type. You can file it by mail, in person or by fax along with the filing fee of $30. Fax filing automatically adds a $25 expedite fee.

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

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