Virginia Registered Agent
A local Virginia registered agent is required when registering to do business in Virginia.
What is a Virginia Registered Agent?
A Virginia registered agent can be either another Virginia business or an individual that you list on your corporate paperwork with the state. The Virginia registered agent is responsible for accepting legal notices on your behalf. Virginia registered agents must have a street address in Virginia and be present at that location during normal business hours. Normally, a deputy or process server will personally deliver court papers to the Virginia resident agent’s address. Occasionally lawsuit paperwork is delivered by certified mail to the Virginia registered agent at the registered office address and that will be suitable legal proof that you have been served, despite whether or not your registered agent actually delivers the legal notice to your company.
The Virginia registered agent’s responsibility is to be available at the address listed as the VA registered office address during regular hours of business. All official mail from the state will be sent to the Virginia resident agent’s address.
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What business organizations are required to have a Virginia registered agent?
All domestic and foreign corporations in Virginia, including nonprofits and professional corporations, plus all domestic and foreign LLCs, LPs and LLPs must continually maintain a Virginia registered agent.
What do we do with items we receive as your Virginia resident agent?
We scan all court papers and other official documents received on your behalf and upload them into your online account locally in Virginia. You receive an immediate email notification of any document in your Virginia resident agent’s account.
As an additional free Virginia resident agent service, we track your Virginia annual report due date and send you multiple reminders with step by step instructions for filing your report in a timely manner with the Virginia Department of State.
How do you change your registered agent in Virginia?
File a Statement of Change of Registered Agent online quick and easy with no fee at the VA State Corporation Commission’s website.
Benefits of hiring Resident Agent LLC as your Virginia registered agent service provider:
- Virginia Annual Report reminders
- Access to library of forms to file in Virginia
- Virginia registered agent service immediately
- Virginia Business Presence Package with business domain, website, email address, and phone number
You can order online for Virginia registered agent service in all 51 jurisdictions or add states in your online account at any time.